ME LD718 | 2013-2014 | 126th Legislature

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 77-38-5-1)
Status: Passed on June 12 2013 - 100% progression
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 Harvell [R]Sen Emily Cain [D]Sen Justin Alfond [D]Sen James Boyle [D]
Sen Ronald Collins [R]Sen Margaret Craven [D]Sen David Dutremble [D]Sen Stanley Gerzofsky [D]
Sen Geoffrey Gratwick [D]Sen James Hamper [?]Sen Anne Haskell [D]Sen Dawn Hill [D]
Sen Troy Jackson [D]Sen Christopher Johnson [D]Sen Colleen Lachowicz [D]Sen Brian Langley [R]
Sen Edward Mazurek [D]Sen Rebecca Millett [D]Sen John Patrick [D]Sen Gary Plummer [R]
Sen John Tuttle [D]Sen Rodney Whittemore [R]Rep Bear [?]Rep Paulette Beaudoin [D]
Rep Michael Beaulieu [R]Rep Henry Beck [D]Rep Paul Bennett [R]Rep Andrea Boland [D]
Rep Sheryl Briggs [D]Rep Joseph Brooks [?]Rep James Campbell [R]Rep Michael Carey [D]
Rep Alan Casavant [D]Rep Ralph Chapman [D]Rep Kathleen Chase [R]Rep David Cotta [R]
Rep Dale Crafts [R]Rep Matthea Larsen Daughtry [D]Sen Paul Davis [R]Rep Elizabeth Dickerson [D]
Rep Mark Dion [D]Rep Peter Doak [R]Rep Larry Dunphy [R]Rep Eleanor Espling [R]
Rep Jeffrey Evangelos [I]Rep Richard Farnsworth [D]Rep Lori Fowle [D]Rep Sara Gideon [D]
Rep Paul Gilbert [D]Rep James Gillway [R]Rep Adam Goode [D]Rep Anne Graham [D]
Rep Gay Grant [D]Rep Stacey Guerin [R]Rep Scott Hamann [D]Rep Charles Harlow [D]
Rep Craig Hickman [D]Rep Barry Hobbins [D]Rep Brian Hubbell [D]Rep Peter Johnson [R]
Rep Brian Jones [D]Rep Erik Jorgensen [D]Rep Peter Kent [D]Rep Dennis Keschl [R]
Rep Jonathan Kinney [R]Rep Gary Knight [R]Rep Charles Kruger [D]Rep Walter Kumiega [D]
Rep Karen Kusiak [D]Rep Michael Lajoie [D]Sen Nathan Libby [D]Rep Thomas Longstaff [D]
Rep Sharri Macdonald [R]Rep Bruce Macdonald [D]Rep Joyce Maker [R]Rep Richard Malaby [R]
Rep Anne-Marie Mastraccio [D]Rep Jeffrey Mccabe [D]Rep Michael Mcclellan [R]Rep Paul McGowan [D]
Rep Andrew McLean [D]Rep Kimberly Monaghan-Derrig [D]Rep Matthew Moonen [D]Rep Stephen Moriarty [D]
Rep Terry Morrison [D]Rep Catherine Nadeau [D]Rep Mary Nelson [D]Rep Melvin Newendyke [R]
Rep Wayne Parry [R]Rep Anita Peavey Haskell [R]Rep Ann Peoples [D]Rep Matthew Peterson [D]
Rep Joshua Plante [D]Rep Matthew Pouliot [R]Rep Christine Powers [D]Rep Helen Rankin [D]
Rep Roger Reed [R]Rep Megan Rochelo [D]Rep Diane Russell [D]Rep Deane Rykerson [D]
Rep Linda Sanborn [D]Rep Deborah Sanderson [R]Rep John Schneck [D]Rep Michael Shaw [D]
Rep Stanley Short [D]Rep Heather Sirocki [R]Rep Soctomah [?]Rep Stephen Stanley [D]
Rep Peter Stuckey [D]Rep Ryan Tipping-Spitz [D]Rep Sharon Treat [D]Rep Beth Turner [R]
Rep Thomas Tyler [R]Rep Lisa Villa [D]Sen Amy Volk [R]Rep Wallace Dexter [?]
Rep Windol Weaver [R]Rep Joan Welsh [D]Rep Russell Werts [D]Rep Corey Wilson [R]
Rep Ellen Winchenbach [R]

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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