Maine LD 740: An Act To Sustain Maine’s Primary Care Professional Workforce

LD 740 (subjects: INCOME TAX , CREDITS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=740&PID=1456&snum=127


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


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Paul Davis of Piscataquis: (R – District 4) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/5/2015 Senate Committee on TAXATION
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator McCormick of Kennebec REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
3/10/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/28/2015 Senate Report READ.
On motion by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending ACCEPTANCE of OUGHT TO PASS AS AMENDED As Amended By Committee Amendment “A” (S-56) Report
Unfinished Business
4/29/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
4/30/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/5/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/6/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/7/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/12/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/13/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
Report ACCEPTED
READ ONCE
Committee Amendment “A” (S-56) READ and ADOPTED
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (S-56)
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
5/14/2015 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” (S-56).
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/19/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/20/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 740 as originally introduced. L.D. 740 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 (S-56) .

An Act To Sustain Maine’s Primary Care Professional Workforce

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

Sec. 1. 36 MRSA 5219-LL, sub- 1, A, as reallocated by RR 2013, c. 2, 46, is amended to read:

A. “Eligible primary care professional” means a person licensed under Title 32, chapter 31, subchapter 3 or subchapter 4; Title 32, chapter 36, subchapter 4; or Title 32, chapter 48, subchapter 2 and who, on or after January 1, 2013:

(1) First begins practicing Practices primary care medicine in the State by joining as part of an existing health care practice in an underserved area or establishing establishes a new health care practice or purchasing purchases an existing health care practice in an underserved area;

(2) Agrees to practice full time for at least 5 years following certification under subsection 3 in an underserved area;

(3) Is certified under subsection 3 to be eligible by the Department of Health and Human Services; and

(4) Has an unpaid student loan owed to an institution for course work directly related to that person’s training in primary care medicine.

summary

This bill expands eligibility for the income tax credit for eligible new primary care professionals to include persons already practicing in underserved areas and certified as eligible by the Department of Health and Human Services in order to facilitate retention as well as recruitment of eligible professionals.

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.


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