Maine LD 5: An Act To Remove the Limit on the Number of Patients a Primary Caregiver May Provide for under the Medical Marijuana Laws

LD 5 (subjects: HEALTH CARE SERVICES , DELIVERY )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=5&PID=1456&snum=127


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


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Diane Russell of Portland: (D – District 39) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

0 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/7/2015 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.
1/8/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.
6/17/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative GATTINE of Westbrook, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 282
(Yeas 73 – Nays 72 – Absent 6 – Excused 0)
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-456) 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-456).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/17/2015 Senate Reports READ
On motion by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin The Majority Ought to Pass As Amended Report ACCEPTED , in concurrence.
READ ONCE
Committee Amendment “A” (H-456) READ and ADOPTED , in concurrence.

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-456) , in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
6/18/2015 House PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED FAILED.
ROLL CALL NO. 295
(Yeas 68 – Nays 75 – Absent 8 – Excused 0)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/18/2015 Senate FAILED ENACTMENT , in concurrence.
Roll Call Ordered Roll Call # 292 12 Yeas – 23 Nays- 0 Excused – 0 Absent
Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD).

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 5 as originally introduced. L.D. 5 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-456) .

An Act To Remove the Limit on the Number of Patients a Primary Caregiver May Provide for under the Medical Marijuana Laws

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

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 2423-A, sub- 2, C, as amended by PL 2013, c. 516, 6, is repealed.

summary

This bill repeals the provision in the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act that limits to 5 the number of qualifying patients a primary caregiver may assist.

Patterns of Support

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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.


This information about LD 5 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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