Maine LD 757: An Act To Limit the Amount That May Be Retained on Construction Contracts

LD 757 (subjects: INDUSTRIES , CONSTRUCTION )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=757&PID=1456&snum=127


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


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Denise Tepler of Topsham: (D – District 54) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

7 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.
6/1/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative HERBIG of Belfast, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Committee Amendment “A” (H-238) 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-238).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/3/2015 Senate Reports READ On motion by Senator VOLK of Cumberland the Majority Ought to Pass As Amended Report ACCEPTED , in concurrence. READ ONCE Committee Amendment “A” (H-238) READ and ADOPTED , in concurrence. Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED by Committee Amendment “A” (H-238) , in concurrence.
6/5/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/8/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.
6/22/2015 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. 308V
79 having voted in the affirmative and 68 in the negative, with 4 being absent, and accordingly it was the vote of the House that the Bill not become a law and the veto was sustained.
Placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 757 as originally introduced. L.D. 757 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-238) .

An Act To Limit the Amount That May Be Retained on Construction Contracts

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

Sec. 1. 10 MRSA 1116, sub- 5 is enacted to read:

5. Limit. Retainage may not exceed 5% of the contract price.

summary

This bill limits the amount of money that may be retained under a construction contract, pending the completion of contractor or subcontractor performance, to 5% of the contract price.

Patterns of Support

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