LD 448 (subjects: PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION , ADMINISTRATION )
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|2/24/2015||Senate||Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator WOODSOME of York Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending REFERENCE
|2/26/2015||Senate||Taken from the table by the President
Subsequently, On motion by Senator Burns of Washington REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
|3/3/2015||House||Bill REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|4/21/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act Regarding the Use of Remote-access Technology at Public Meetings of the Public Utilities Commission
Sec. 1. 35-A MRSA 108-A, first , as enacted by PL 1993, c. 36, 2, is amended to read:
A majority of the duly appointed commissioners constitutes a quorum and the act or decision of a majority of commissioners present, if at least a quorum is present, is the act or decision of the commission in any formal proceeding before the commission. Commissioners may participate in proceedings through telephonic, video, electronic or similar means of communication.
This bill specifically authorizes the commissioners of the Public Utilities Commission to participate in proceedings of the commission through telephonic, video, electronic or similar means of communication.
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This information about LD 448 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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