ME LD718 | 2013-2014 | 126th Legislature

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Status: Passed on June 12 2013 - 100% progress
Action: 2013-07-09 - RELEASED
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Summary

An Act To Protect Maine Food Consumers' Right To Know about Genetically Engineered Food

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Title

An Act To Protect Maine Food Consumers' Right To Know about Genetically Engineered Food

Sponsors

Rep Lance HarvellSen Emily CainSen Justin AlfondSen James Boyle
Sen Ronald CollinsSen Margaret CravenSen David DutrembleSen Stanley Gerzofsky
Sen Geoffrey GratwickSen James HamperSen Anne HaskellSen Dawn Hill
Sen Troy JacksonSen Christopher JohnsonSen Colleen LachowiczSen Brian Langley
Sen Edward MazurekSen Rebecca MillettSen John PatrickSen Gary Plummer
Sen John TuttleSen Rodney WhittemoreRep BearRep Paulette Beaudoin
Rep Michael BeaulieuRep Henry BeckRep Paul BennettRep Andrea Boland
Rep Sheryl BriggsRep Joseph BrooksRep James CampbellRep Michael Carey
Rep Alan CasavantRep Ralph ChapmanRep Kathleen ChaseRep David Cotta
Rep Dale CraftsRep Matthea Larsen DaughtrySen Paul DavisRep Elizabeth Dickerson
Rep Mark DionRep Peter DoakRep Larry DunphyRep Eleanor Espling
Rep Jeffrey EvangelosRep Richard FarnsworthRep Lori FowleRep Sara Gideon
Rep Paul GilbertRep James GillwayRep Adam GoodeRep Anne Graham
Rep Gay GrantRep Stacey GuerinRep Scott HamannRep Charles Harlow
Rep Craig HickmanRep Barry HobbinsRep Brian HubbellRep Peter Johnson
Rep Brian JonesRep Erik JorgensenRep Peter KentRep Dennis Keschl
Rep Jonathan KinneyRep Gary KnightRep Charles KrugerRep Walter Kumiega
Rep Karen KusiakRep Michael LajoieSen Nathan LibbyRep Thomas Longstaff
Rep Sharri MacdonaldRep Bruce MacdonaldRep Joyce MakerRep Richard Malaby
Rep Anne-Marie MastraccioRep Jeffrey MccabeRep Michael McclellanRep Paul McGowan
Rep Andrew McLeanRep Kimberly Monaghan-DerrigRep Matthew MoonenRep Stephen Moriarty
Rep Terry MorrisonRep Catherine NadeauRep Mary NelsonRep Melvin Newendyke
Rep Wayne ParryRep Anita Peavey HaskellRep Ann PeoplesRep Matthew Peterson
Rep Joshua PlanteRep Matthew PouliotRep Christine PowersRep Helen Rankin
Rep Roger ReedRep Megan RocheloRep Diane RussellRep Deane Rykerson
Rep Linda SanbornRep Deborah SandersonRep John SchneckRep Michael Shaw
Rep Stanley ShortRep Heather SirockiRep SoctomahRep Stephen Stanley
Rep Peter StuckeyRep Ryan Tipping-SpitzRep Sharon TreatRep Beth Turner
Rep Thomas TylerRep Lisa VillaSen Amy VolkRep Wallace Dexter
Rep Windol WeaverRep Joan WelshRep Russell WertsRep Corey Wilson
Rep Ellen Winchenbach

Roll Calls

2013-06-12 - Adopt Hb To Ca RC #255 (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-06-12 - Reconsider RC #254 (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-06-12 - Accept Rpt 'a' Otp-a RC #253 (Y: 31 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-06-11 - Adopt H B H-444 To C A 393 RC #276 (Y: 141 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2013-07-09SenateRELEASED
2013-06-27SenateHELD at the Request of Senator CUSHING of Penobscot.
2013-06-27SenateTAKEN from the Table by Senator CAIN of Penobscot. PASSED TO BE ENACTED , in concurrence.
2013-06-13SenateOn motion by Senator CAIN of Penobscot, PLACED ON THE SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE, pending ENACTMENT, in concurrence.
2013-06-12HouseSent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2013-06-12HousePASSED TO BE ENACTED.
2013-06-12SenateOrdered sent down forthwith.
2013-06-12SenateUnder suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment "A" (H-393) AS AMENDED BY House Amendment "B" (H-444) thereto, in concurrence.
2013-06-12SenateCommittee Amendment "A" (H-393) AS AMENDED BY House Amendment "B" (H-444) thereto ADOPTED, in concurrence.
2013-06-12SenatePREVAILED
2013-06-12Senate(35 -Yeas, 0 -Nays, 0 -Excused, 0 -Absent)
2013-06-12SenateRoll Call Number 255
2013-06-12SenateHouse Amendment "B" (H-444) to Committee Amendment "A" (H-393) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence. (Roll Call Ordered)
2013-06-12SenatePREVAILED
2013-06-12Senate(35 -Yeas, 0 -Nays, 0 -Excused, 0 -Absent)
2013-06-12SenateRoll Call Number 254
2013-06-12SenateOn motion by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook, RECONSIDERED ADOPTION of Committee Amendment "A" (H-393). (Roll Call Ordered)
2013-06-12SenateCommittee Amendment "A" (H-393) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence.
2013-06-12SenateREAD ONCE.
2013-06-12SenatePREVAILED
2013-06-12Senate(31 -Yeas, 4 -Nays, 0 -Excused, 0 -Absent)
2013-06-12SenateRoll Call Number 253
2013-06-12SenateOn motion by Senator JACKSON of Aroostook Report "A" Ought to Pass As Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-393) Report ACCEPTED , in concurrence. (Remarks Made) (Roll Call Ordered)
2013-06-12SenateReports READ.
2013-06-11HouseSent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2013-06-11HouseThe Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-393) as Amended by House Amendment "B" (H-444) thereto.
2013-06-11HouseUnder suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
2013-06-11HouseCommittee Amendment "A" (H-393) as Amended by House Amendment "B" (H-444) thereto ADOPTED.
2013-06-11HouseROLL CALL NO. 276 (Yeas 141 - Nays 4 - Absent 6 - Excused 0)
2013-06-11HouseOn motion of Representative TIMBERLAKE of Turner, House Amendment "B" (H-444) to Committee Amendment "A" (H-393) was READ and ADOPTED.
2013-06-11HouseCommittee Amendment "A" (H-393) was READ.
2013-06-11HouseThe Bill was READ ONCE.
2013-06-11HouseOn motion of Representative DILL of Old Town, REPORT A Ought to Pass as Amended was ACCEPTED.
2013-06-11HouseSpeaker laid before the House
2013-06-10HouseUnfinished Business
2013-06-10HouseLater today assigned.
2013-06-10HouseOn motion of Representative DILL of Old Town TABLED pending ACCEPTANCE of Any Report.
2013-06-10HouseReports READ.
2013-03-07HouseORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2013-03-07HouseOn motion of Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham, The House RECEDED and CONCURRED to REFERENCE to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY.
2013-03-05SenateOrdered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2013-03-05SenateOn motion by Senator PATRICK of Oxford REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY, in NON-CONCURRENCE.
2013-03-05SenateTAKEN from the Table by the President.
2013-02-28Senate(Unfinished Business)
2013-02-26Senate(Unfinished Business)
2013-02-26SenateOn motion by Senator PATRICK of Oxford TABLED until Later in Today's Session, pending REFERENCE, in concurrence.
2013-02-26HouseSent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2013-02-26HouseThe Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
2013-02-26HouseCommittee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development suggested and ordered printed.

Subjects


Maine State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?LD=718&snum=126
Texthttp://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/getPDF.asp?paper=HP0490&item=1&snum=126
Texthttp://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/getPDF.asp?paper=HP0490&item=2&snum=126
Texthttp://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/getPDF.asp?paper=HP0490&item=10&snum=126
Texthttp://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/getPDF.asp?paper=HP0490&item=11&snum=126
Roll Callhttp://www.mainelegislature.org/LawMakerWeb/rollcall.asp?ID=280047295&chamber=House&serialnumber=276
Roll Callhttp://www.mainelegislature.org/LawMakerWeb/rollcall.asp?ID=280047295&chamber=Senate&serialnumber=253
Roll Callhttp://www.mainelegislature.org/LawMakerWeb/rollcall.asp?ID=280047295&chamber=Senate&serialnumber=254
Roll Callhttp://www.mainelegislature.org/LawMakerWeb/rollcall.asp?ID=280047295&chamber=Senate&serialnumber=255

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