Maine LD 902: Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study Parking for Persons with Physical Disabilities

LD 902 (subjects: TRAFFIC REGULATIONS , PARKING )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=902&PID=1456&snum=127


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


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Dale Crafts of Lisbon: (R – District 56) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/12/2015 House Committee on Transportation suggested and ordered printed.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Collins of York, REFERRED to the Committee on Transportation, in concurrence.
5/7/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Resolve was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-116)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/12/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.

READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (H-116) 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-116), in concurrence.

Ordered sent down forthwith.
5/14/2015 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/19/2015 Senate On motion by Senator CUSHING of Penobscot PLACED ON THE SPECIAL STUDY TABLE pending FINAL PASSAGE – Emergency 2/3 Elected Required , in concurrence.
7/16/2015 Senate The Resolve was in the possession of the Senate when the Legislature adjourned Sine Die and was placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 902 as originally introduced. L.D. 902 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-116) .

Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Study Parking for Persons with Physical Disabilities

Sec.
1.
Commission established. Resolved: That the Commission To Study Parking for Persons with Physical Disabilities, referred to in this resolve as “the commission,” is established; and be it further

Sec.
2.
Commission membership. Resolved: That the commission consists of 9 members appointed as follows:

1. Two members of the Senate with expertise in the subject matter of the study appointed by the President of the Senate;

2. Three members of the House of Representatives with expertise in the subject matter of the study appointed by the Speaker of the House;

3. One member of the Maine Statewide Independent Living Council appointed by the President of the Senate;

4. One member who has knowledge and expertise in the federal Americans with Disabilities Act appointed by the Speaker of the House;

5. One representative of the Department of the Secretary of State, Bureau of Motor Vehicles appointed by the Governor. The Governor shall consider any recommendations submitted within 20 days of the effective date of this section by the Secretary of State regarding persons who have expertise in the subject matter of the study; and

6. One representative of the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management, Bureau of Maine Veterans’ Services appointed by the Governor. The Governor shall consider any recommendations submitted within 20 days of the effective date of this section by the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management regarding persons who have expertise in the subject matter of the study; and be it further

Sec.
3.
Chairs. Resolved: That the first-named Senate member is the Senate chair and the first-named House of Representatives member is the House chair of the commission; and be it further

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4.
Appointments; convening of commission. Resolved: That all appointments must be made no later than 30 days following the effective date of this resolve. The appointing authorities shall notify the Executive Director of the Legislative Council once all appointments have been completed. After appointment of all members, the chairs shall call and convene the first meeting of the commission. If 30 days or more after the effective date of this resolve a majority of but not all appointments have been made, the chairs may request authority and the Legislative Council may grant authority for the commission to meet and conduct its business; and be it further

Sec.
5.
Duties. Resolved: That the commission shall study parking issues that exist for persons with physical disabilities in this State and make recommendations for changes to current law to improve accessibility and convenience. The commission shall, at a minimum, review the laws and rules in other states that may work successfully in this State concerning on-street and off-street parking for persons with physical disabilities. The commission shall also consult with businesses and experts in traffic management and parking design; and be it further

Sec.
6.
Staff assistance. Resolved: That the Legislative Council shall provide necessary staffing services to the commission; and be it further

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7.
Report. Resolved: That, no later than December 2, 2015, the commission shall submit a report that includes its findings and recommendations, including suggested legislation, for presentation to the Second Regular Session of the 127th Legislature.

summary

This resolve establishes the Commission To Study Parking for Persons with Physical Disabilities.

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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