Maine LD 530: An Act To Improve Public Sector Collective Bargaining Laws

LD 530 (subjects: LABOR RELATIONS , COLLECTIVE BARGAINING )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=530&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. John Patrick of Oxford: (D – District 18) — e-mail | Facebook

8 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/26/2015 Senate Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
suggested and ordered printed
READ
On motion by Senator VOLK of Cumberland Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending REFERENCE
Unfinished Business
3/3/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
Subsequently, On motion by Senator Volk of Cumberland REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
3/5/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/7/2015 Senate Reports READ
Senator VOLK of Cumberland moved to Accept the Minority Ought Not To Pass Report
On motion by Same Senator Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending ACCEPTANCE of Minority Ought Not To Pass Report
Unfinished Business
4/9/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
4/14/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
4/16/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
Subsequently, On motion by Senator VOLK of Cumberland Minority Ought Not To Pass Report ACCEPTED
Roll Call Ordered Roll Call # 30 19 Yeas – 15 Nays- 1 Excused – 0 Absent PREVAILED
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
4/21/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative HERBIG of Belfast, the Majority Ought to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 31
(Yeas 73 – Nays 68 – Absent 10 – Excused 0)
The Bill was READ ONCE.
TOMORROW ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING.
4/23/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.

READ the Second Time.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
In NON-CONCURRENCE and sent for concurrence.
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/28/2015 Senate On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin The Senate INSISTED To ACCEPTANCE of the Minority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
4/29/2015 House The House INSISTED on ACCEPTANCE of the Majority Ought to Pass Report and PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED.
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
Placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Improve Public Sector Collective Bargaining Laws

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

Sec. 1. 26 MRSA 967-A is enacted to read:

967-A. Public employer collective bargaining team

A public employer must include in any collective bargaining negotiation meeting with the bargaining agent a representative of that public employer who is a member of the body with final authority to approve a collective bargaining agreement.

summary

This bill amends the municipal public employees labor relations laws by requiring that all collective bargaining negotiation meetings include a member of the body with final authority to approve the collective bargaining agreement.

Patterns of Support

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