Maine LD 470: An Act To Allow Children’s Residential Care Facilities To Ensure the Safety of Their Residents

LD 470 (subjects: MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES , DELIVERY )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=470&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Dustin White of Washburn: (R – District 146) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/24/2015 House Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/24/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.
6/8/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-329)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/9/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.

READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (H-329) 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-329), in concurrence.

Ordered sent down forthwith.
6/10/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/10/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.
6/22/2015 House This Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to Article IV, Part Third, Section 2 of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the House proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?”
ROLL CALL NO. 340V
132 having voted in the affirmative and 8 in the negative, with 11 being absent, and accordingly it was the vote of the House that the Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, since two-thirds of the members of the House so voted.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/23/2015 Senate LD 470 In Senate, June 23, 2015, this Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the Senate proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?” 34 In Favor and 0 Against , accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill become law and the VETO was OVERRIDDEN.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 470 as originally introduced. L.D. 470 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (H-329) .

An Act To Allow Children’s Residential Care Facilities To Ensure the Safety of Their Residents

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 8108 is enacted to read:

8108. Search of property

An administrator of a children???s home or children???s residential care facility may search a resident???s backpack or travel bag and confiscate any items that pose a health or safety risk whenever that resident returns to the facility after an absence from the facility.

SUMMARY

This bill allows an administrator of a children???s home or children???s residential care facility to search a resident???s backpack or travel bag and confiscate any items that pose a health or safety risk whenever that resident returns to the facility after an absence.

Patterns of Support

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