LD 766 (subjects: HEALTH CARE SERVICES , DELIVERY )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=766&PID=1456&snum=127
- Rep. Roberta Beavers of South Berwick: (D – District 2) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Jonathan Kinney of Limington: (R – District 22) — e-mail | Twitter
Rep. Diane Russell of Portland: (D – District 39) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Jared Golden of Lewiston: (D – District 60) — e-mail
Rep. Lloyd Herrick of Paris: (R – District 73) — e-mail
Rep. Richard Malaby of Hancock: (R – District 136) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Henry John Bear of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians: (I – District 154) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Andre Cushing of Penobscot: (R – District 10) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
|3/5/2015||House||Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|3/10/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.|
|5/14/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Require a Medical Marijuana Primary Caregiver Cultivating in a Residential Building To Obtain an Electrical Permit
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 2423-A, sub- 3, B, as amended by PL 2013, c. 501, 1, is further amended to read:
(1) After January 1, 2016, a primary caregiver may not cultivate marijuana in a residential building unless that caregiver has obtained from an electrical inspector approved by the department certification that any electrical system used in the cultivation is in compliance with applicable electrical codes and is adequate and safe for the amount of cultivation that is occurring in the residential building, considering the number of qualifying patients who have designated the primary caregiver to cultivate marijuana on their behalf. The department by rule shall establish standards for certification and for approval of an electrical inspector, who must be either the municipal electrical inspector who issues permits pursuant to Title 30-A, section 4173 for the municipality in which the residential building is located or a qualified electrician. The department shall approve the municipal electrical inspector of a municipality that agrees to participate in the required inspection and certification. Rules adopted under this subparagraph are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA 2425, sub- 1-B is enacted to read:
This bill amends the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act to require, beginning January 2, 2016, a primary caregiver to obtain an electrical permit from an electrical inspector prior to cultivating in a residential building.
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