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Labor Laws Relating to COVID-19

(2 days ago) law does not go into effect until January 1, 2021. This law, when in effect, will provide the ability for employees to accrue up to 40 hours of paid time off, based on the number of hours they work for an employer. Work-Related Illness - If the illness is work related, the …

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Maine Department of Labor: Maine Laws Governing the

(6 days ago) Federal Law (ERISA at 29 U.S.C. § 1001) protects your benefit plans, including pension and health insurance. For more information, call U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits and Security Administration (1-866-275-7922, TTY 1-877-889-5627).

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MAINE'S PATH OF LEGISLATION

(1 days ago) An emergency law takes effect on the date the Governor signs it unless otherwise specified in its text. If a bill is vetoed, it will become law if the Legislature overrides the veto by a 2/3 vote of those members present and voting of both chambers. Numbering: Once a bill becomes a law, it is assigned a chapter number. This is a consecutive

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Law and Legislative Digital Library (LLDL) Maine State

(5 days ago) The Law and Legislative Digital Library (LLDL) provides access to a growing collection of documents relating to the development of Maine law. Many of these items have been scanned from hard-to-find originals in the collection of the Law and Legislative Reference Library. Bookmark the LLDL homepage and check it regularly to discover newly added

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Board of Pharmacy

(Just Now) Board of Pharmacy Laws; Board of Pharmacy Rules; See also Title 5, Title 10 and OPOR Rules Chapters 10, 11 and 13 for administrative and departmental provisions applicable to this profession. The publications of the Maine State Legislature are made available on the Internet as a public service and reliance on any such information is at the user's own risk.

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Rules and Statutes Office of Marijuana Policy

(5 days ago) The Marijuana Legalization Act was first passed by voters in 2016 and later amended by the legislature. This law currently appears in Title 28-B of the Maine Revised Statutes, while other aspects of the law involving marijuana are chaptered elsewhere. Rules are implemented by state agencies to build upon existing law.

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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 607, An Act To Clarify Safety

(6 days ago) When the firearm is a concealed firearm carried by a qualified law enforcement officer pursuant to 18 United States Code, Section 926B. The law enforcement officer must have in the law enforcement officer's possession photographic identification issued by the law enforcement agency by which the person is employed as a law enforcement officer;

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Landlord-Tenant Issues Maine State Legislature

(4 days ago) Landlord-Tenant Issues What is Maine's Law on Landlord-Tenant Issues. Maine statutes 14 MRS §§6001-6039 address rental property and eviction. Chapter 14 of the Maine Attorney General’s Consumer Law Guide discusses consumer rights of tenants.Pine Tree Legal Assistance provides many self-help tools related to rental housing.These sources cover leases, evictions, habitability, security

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Implied Warranties Maine State Legislature

(Just Now) Implied Warranties What is Maine's Law on Implied Warranties. Implied warranties apply to consumer goods, both new and used (except used cars). This warranty is explained in detail in Chapter 4 of the Maine Attorney General’s Consumer Law Guide.Implied warranties are covered in the statutes in 11 MRS §2-314.. Return to What's Maine's Law on

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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 564, An Act To Improve Access to Data

(6 days ago) PUBLIC Law, Chapter 564 Signed on 2010-03-29 00:00:00.0 - Second Regular Session - 124th Maine Legislature Text: MS-Word, RTF or PDF

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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 94, An Act To Improve the Service of

(5 days ago) 5. Service of order. If the court issues a temporary order or orders emergency or interim relief, the court shall order a law enforcement agency or, if the defendant is present in the courthouse, a court security officer qualified pursuant to Title 4, section 17, subsection 15 or, if the defendant is in the custody of the Department of Corrections, the Department of Corrections to serve the

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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 451, An Act To Implement the

(6 days ago) Disclosure to law enforcement. A licensed mental health professional shall disclose protected health information when the disclosure is made in good faith for a law enforcement purpose to a law enforcement officer if the conditions, as applicable, are met as described in 45 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 164.512(f) (2008).

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PUBLIC Law Chapter 20

(7 days ago) PUBLIC Law Chapter 20. standards with regard to motor vehicle type, size and equipment and. direct that all motor vehicles be purchased in accordance with a. commodity calendar established by the Director of the Bureau of. General Services.

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PS Law, Chapter 39, An Act To Extend Access to Federal

(1 days ago) Sec. 1. Extension of current coverage. Insurers and health maintenance organizations that issued health insurance coverage during a 2nd election period required by Public Law 2009, chapter 244, Part J, section 1 and that included a 9-month coverage limit as required by that section shall extend that coverage by eliminating the 9-month limit.

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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 292, An Act To Enact the Maine Uniform

(6 days ago) PUBLIC Law, Chapter 292 Signed on 2009-06-08 00:00:00.0 - First Regular Session - 124th Maine Legislature Text: MS-Word, RTF or PDF

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Fishing Lawbook 2021

(5 days ago) FISHING LAW ZONES? There are different General Law Season dates, Brook Trout Bag Limits, Terminal Gear Restrictions, and Bass Bag and Length Limits depending on zone, North or South, illustrated to the left. The North Zone contains an abundance of wild and native coldwater fish popu-lations, while the South Zone contains -ter fisheries.

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PS Law, Chapter 19, An Act To Exempt School Administrative

(1 days ago) Sec. 1. Exemption from school regionalization requirements. Notwithstanding the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, chapter 103-A and Public Law 2007, chapter 240, Part XXXX as amended by Public Law 2007, chapter 668, School Administrative District 12, serving the towns of Jackman and Moose River; School Union 37, serving the Town of Rangeley, Dallas Plantation, Lincoln Plantation, …

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MRS Title 18-C, §2-505. CHOICE OF LAW AS TO EXECUTION

(6 days ago) with the law at the time of execution of the place where the will is executed, or of the law of the place where at the time of execution or at the time of death the testator is domiciled, has a place of abode or is a national or if executed in compliance with 10 United States Code, Section 1044d. [PL 2017, c.

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Title 25, §3713: Prohibited activities of law enforcement

(2 days ago) No law enforcement officer, as defined in section 3701, or any other person representing a law enforcement officer may directly or indirectly coerce, attempt to coerce or command any person to pay, lend or contribute anything of value for the furtherance of a campaign by a law

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PS Law, Chapter 41, An Act To Make Administrative Changes

(1 days ago) Sec. 1. Legislative findings. The Legislature acknowledges that Public Law 2009, chapter 382, An Act To Implement Tax Relief and Tax Reform, is suspended due to the petition of the electors for a referendum to be held June 8, 2010 on the law pursuant to the Constitution of Maine, Article IV, Part Third, Section 17.

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An Act To Establish an Office of Administrative Law Judges

(6 days ago) 2-B. Independent Office of Administrative Law Judges. Effective October 1, 2011, the Independent Office of Administrative Law Judges, as set forth in section 8001, subsection 3-B, is established within the department. The Independent Office of Administrative Law Judges is responsible for hearing and deciding all occupational and professional licensing enforcement actions that are brought

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Title 22, §1598: Abortions

(1 days ago) Title 22, §1598 Abortions. 1. Policy. It is the public policy of the State that the State not restrict a woman's exercise of her private decision to terminate a pregnancy before viability except as provided in section 1597-A.After viability an abortion may be performed only when it is necessary to preserve the life or health of the mother.

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MRS Title 19-A, Chapter 5. FAMILY LAW ADVISORY …

(1 days ago) The Family Law Advisory Commission, established in Title 5, section 12004‑I, subsection 52‑A and referred to in this chapter as the "commission," is created for the purpose of conducting a continuing study of the family laws of Maine. [PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2

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An Act Relating to Death Benefits for Certain Law

(6 days ago) summaryUnder current law, a state benefit of $50,000 is paid to the family of an eligible law enforcement officer who has died in the line of duty. This bill expands the list of eligible law enforcement officers to include forest rangers, Baxter State Park rangers, detectives employed by the Office of the Attorney General, investigative officers employed by the Department of Corrections

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Intestate Succession Maine State Legislature

(2 days ago) Intestate Succession What is Maine's Law on Intestate Succession. When someone dies without a valid will, they are said to have died intestate. Maine statutes addressing intestacy can be found in 18-C MRS §2-101 et seq.. Return to What's Maine's Law on

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SP0686, LD 1782, item 1, An Act To Exempt the Town of

(6 days ago) Sec. 1. Exemption from school regionalization requirements. Notwithstanding the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, chapter 103-A and Public Law 2007, chapter 240, Part XXXX as amended by Public Law 2007, chapter 668, the Town of Hermon is not required to join other towns to form a regional school unit with a student population exceeding 1,200.

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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 570, An Act To Further Amend the Sex

(6 days ago) An Act To Further Amend the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act of 1999. Emergency preamble. Whereas, acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and Whereas, in order for the Legislature to respond to the Law Court's concerns raised regarding the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Sex

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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 421, An Act Relating to Death Benefits

(6 days ago) 2. Law enforcement officer. "Law enforcement officer" means an active state police officer, municipal police officer, county sheriff or deputy sheriff in this State. "Law enforcement officer" also means an active game warden, fire marshal, liquor enforcement officer forest ranger, Baxter State Park ranger, detective employed by the Office of the Attorney General pursuant to Title 5, section

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

(2 days ago) law to the contrary, subsections 6 -C and 6- D apply retroactively to September 16, 2020 and apply to any highimpact electric transmission line the construction of which had not - commenced as of that date. SUMMARY This initiated bill requires the approval of the Legislature for the construction of high-

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Office of the Maine AG: Consumer Protection: Guide for

(5 days ago) The law entitles board members to reasonably rely on information (such as opinions, reports, or statements, including financial statements and other financial data) from the charitable corporation's staff, outside advisors and board committees, to discharge duties.

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MDOL: Earned Paid Leave FAQ general page 5

(4 days ago) The law permits employers to require 4 weeks of notice for planned employee absence, as well as restrict planned leave for specific times of the year where employee absence would cause undue hardship to their business. A written policy outlining when planned leave is restricted for use, as well as how much notice employees are required to give

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State Government and To Make Other Necessary Changes to

(6 days ago) PUBLIC Law, Chapter 462 LD 1668, item 1, 124th Maine State Legislature An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Initiative To Streamline State Government and To Make Other Necessary Changes to Law HP1177, LR 2514, item 1, on - Second Regular Session - 124th Maine Legislature, page 3 GENERAL FUND 2009-10 2010-11 All Other $0 ($140,000)

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Health Care Worker Vaccination FAQs Covid-19

(Just Now) Maine CDC amended the existing rule to include the COVID-19 vaccine to protect the health and lives of Maine people, safeguard Maine’s health care capacity, and limit the spread of the virus. These FAQs address mandatory COVID-19 vaccination of health care workers in Maine. The emergency rule issued on August 12, 2021, can be found here.

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TITLE 13-B CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

(7 days ago) valid under the law in existence at the time the same was adopted shall remain in effect, notwithstanding a contrary provision of this Act, until repealed or amended by voluntary act of the corporation; but any amendment thereof shall be adopted by the procedures set out in this Act and the provision, as amended,

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GUIDANCE ON SINGLE-USE PLASTIC CARRY-OUT BAG BAN

(3 days ago) Question 1: What does the law do, and when did it take effect? Answer: 38 MRSA §1611 establishesa statewide ban on single-use plastic carry-out bags. The law is being enforced as of July 1, 2021. If a single-use carry-out bag is provided, it must be a recycled paper bag. In addition, retail establishments must chargea fee of at

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Unmarried Partners: Maine Judicial Branch

(7 days ago) Unmarried Partners. Maine does not recognize common law marriage.. Unmarried partners are considered unrelated individuals under Maine law. There is no action equivalent to a divorce for unmarried partners to address issues concerning who owns or how to divide personal property, real estate, other assets, and joint debts.

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§2414. Refusing to stop for a law enforcement officer

(5 days ago) §2414. Refusing to stop for a law enforcement officer 1. Definitions. As used in this section, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. A. "Roadblock" means a vehicle, a physical barrier or other obstruction placed on a way at the direction of a law enforcement officer. [PL 1993, c. 683, Pt.

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School Administrative Unit Consolidation Law An Act To

(5 days ago) implementing Public Law 2007, chapter 240, Part XXXX, section 36 as amended by Public Law 2007, chapter 668, the Commissioner of Education shall consider the Town of Hermon to be geographically isolated and provide to the town exemptions from and accommodations to Title 20-A, chapter 103-A similar to those provided to coastal islands. Emergency

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Turnpike Authority or a law enforcement agency for toll

(7 days ago) A law enforcement agency may publish and release as public information summary reports using aggregate data that do not reveal the activities of an individual or firm and may share commercial motor vehicle screening data with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for regulatory compliance purposes. [PL 2009, c. 605, §1 (NEW).]

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LAW CLERK MAINE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT

(8 days ago) LAW CLERK – MAINE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT The State of Maine Judicial Branch is accepting applications for legal clerkship positions with the Maine Supreme Judicial Court for the 2022-2023 term, which runs from August 15, 2022, through August 18, 2023. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is the State’s highest court and its court of final

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CONSUMER RIGHTS WHEN YOU

(Just Now) In this case the Maine Law Court found a used car was sold in breach of the implied warranty of merchantability when there was substantial evidence showing that the car “failed to perform up to the level reasonably expected of a car of its age, mileage and purchase price.” 5 10 M.R.S.A. § 9009(3).

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SP0408, LD 1312, item 1, An Act Regarding Access to

(6 days ago) 5. Law enforcement officer. "Law enforcement officer" means a person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with the power to make arrests for crimes or serve criminal process, whether that power extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes, and who possesses a current and valid certificate issued by the Board of Trustees of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy pursuant to

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SP0135, LD 393, item 2, ‘An Act Relating to Death Benefits

(6 days ago) 2. Law enforcement officer. "Law enforcement officer" means an active state police officer, municipal police officer, county sheriff or deputy sheriff in this State. "Law enforcement officer" also means an active game warden, fire marshal, liquor enforcement officer forest ranger, Baxter State Park ranger, detective employed by the Office of the Attorney General pursuant to Title 5, section

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Citizens Guide to Appeals 8-4-09

(2 days ago) (7) The Law Court Briefing Schedule. When the transcript is filed with the Law Court, or when the record is received if no transcript is ordered, the Clerk of the Law Court will send to each party to the appeal a notice stating the dates by which the briefs and the appendix must be filed. M.R. App. P. 7(a).

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Vehicle Manufacturers, Distributors and Dealers An Act

(6 days ago) PUBLIC Law, Chapter 562 LD 1683, item 1, 124th Maine State Legislature An Act Regarding the Law Governing Recreational Vehicle Manufacturers, Distributors and Dealers SP0655, LR 2288, item 1, Signed on 2010-03-29 00:00:00.0 - Second Regular Session - 124th Maine Legislature, page 2 Sec. 7. 10 MRSA §1432, sub-§10-A is enacted to read:

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