Maine LD 427: An Act To Address and Mitigate the Effects of Marine Debris

LD 427 (subjects: MARINE POLLUTION , DEBRIS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=427&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Michael Devin of Newcastle: (D – District 90) — e-mail | Facebook

8 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/12/2015 House Committee on Marine Resources suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on MARINE RESOURCES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Baker of Sagadahoc, REFERRED to the Committee on Marine Resources, in concurrence.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. in concurrence
6/30/2015 House Carried over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. , in concurrence.
3/3/2016 House Reports READ.
Representative KUMIEGA of Deer Isle moved to ACCEPT the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report.
On further motion of the same Representative TABLED pending his motion to ACCEPT the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report.
Later today assigned.
3/3/2016 House Unfinished Business
3/8/2016 House Unfinished Business
3/9/2016 House Unfinished Business
3/10/2016 House Speaker laid before the House
Subsequently, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 491
(Yeas 100 – Nays 40 – Absent 11 – Excused 0)
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-531) was READ and ADOPTED.
Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-531).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/15/2016 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator BAKER of Sagadahoc the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-531) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence.
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-531), in concurrence.
3/16/2016 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/17/2016 Senate FINALLY PASSED, in concurrence.

Bill Text

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An Act To Address and Mitigate the Effects of Marine Debris

CONCEPT DRAFT

SUMMARY

This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.

This bill proposes to enact measures to address and mitigate plastic pollution in the marine environment, including but not limited to microdebris pollution. For the purpose of this resolve, “microdebris” means particles of plastic approximately 5 to 10 microns in length that may be ingested by filter-feeding organisms in the marine environment.

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


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