Maine LD 700: An Act Regarding the Industry Partnership Assistance Collaborative’s Grant Program

LD 700 (subjects: JOB TRAINING , PROGRAMS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=700&PID=1456&snum=127


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Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Erin Herbig of Belfast: (D – District 97) — e-mail | Facebook

4 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/5/2015 House Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/11/2015 Senate On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin , REFERRED to the Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, in concurrence.
5/19/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/20/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
Read Once
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED, in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith.
5/26/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/27/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.
6/9/2015 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. 184V
146 having voted in the affirmative and 1 in the negative, with 4 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.
6/10/2015 Senate LD 700 In Senate, June 10, 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?” 35 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

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An Act Regarding the Industry Partnership Assistance Collaborative’s Grant Program

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

Sec. 1. 26 MRSA 3305, sub- 2, D, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 368, Pt. FFFFF, 1, is amended to read:

D. A procedure for establishing eligibility requirements. At a minimum, the process to establish this procedure must include the following:

(1) Involvement of the local workforce investment board;

(2) Participation of at least 4 employers, with at least 2 employers representing businesses with fewer than 50 employees;

(3) Participation of employees and, where applicable, labor representatives;

(4) Private sector matching funding of at least 50% 25%, except that businesses with fewer than 25 employees may be exempted from this matching funding requirement at the discretion of the collaborative; and

(5) Commitment to participate in the performance improvement and evaluation system established pursuant to section 3307.

summary

This bill changes the laws governing the Office of the Governor, Industry Partnership Assistance Collaborative’s grant program. It changes eligibility requirements for the grant program by reducing the grant program’s required private sector matching funding from 50% to 25% and allowing the collaborative discretion to exempt businesses with fewer than 25 employees from the matching funding requirement.

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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.


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