Maine LD 599: An Act To Direct the Department of Public Safety To Establish a Public Safety Answering Point for the Passamaquoddy Indian Reservation at Indian Township

LD 599 (subjects: TELECOMMUNICATIONS , 9-1-1 EMERGENCY SYSTEM )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=599&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Matthew Dana II of the Passamaquoddy Tribe: (U – District 153) — e-mail | Facebook

3 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/3/2015 House Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/5/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Rosen of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety, in concurrence.
5/7/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative FOWLE of Vassalboro, the Majority Refer to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY Report was ACCEPTED.
Subsequently, the Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/12/2015 Senate Reports READ
On motion by Senator ROSEN of Hancock the Minority Ought Not To Pass Report ACCEPTED , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
5/13/2015 House On motion of Representative McCABE of Skowhegan, TABLED pending FURTHER CONSIDERATION.
Later today assigned.
5/13/2015 House Unfinished Business
5/14/2015 House Unfinished Business
5/19/2015 House Speaker laid before the House
Subsequently, the House INSISTED on ACCEPTANCE of the Majority Refer to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY Report and REFERENCE to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY.
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/20/2015 Senate On motion by Senator ROSEN of Hancock The Senate INSISTED To ACCEPTANCE of Minority OUGHT NOT TO PASS Report , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD).

Bill Text

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An Act To Direct the Department of Public Safety To Establish a Public Safety Answering Point for the Passamaquoddy Indian Reservation at Indian Township

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

Sec. 1. 25 MRSA 2926, sub- 2, C, as enacted by PL 1993, c. 566, 9, is amended to read:

C. After consultation with the affected public and private safety agency officials, identification of appropriate public safety answering point sites based on consideration of the existing dispatching capabilities of public and private safety agencies, the expressed preferences of municipalities throughout the State and overall system cost , except that the bureau shall particularly identify and establish a public safety answering point within the Passamaquoddy Indian Reservation at Indian Township to serve persons located within Indian Township;

SUMMARY

This bill directs the Public Utilities Commission, Emergency Services Communications Bureau to identify and establish a public safety answering point within the Passamaquoddy Indian Reservation at Indian Township to serve persons located within Indian Township.

Patterns of Support

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