Bills & Resolves
All bills must go through several steps : legislative sponsorship,legislative council, drafting and signing by sponsors, referenced to a committee, designation of the type form of the bill, the committee process,and enactment ( to be enacted a bill must pass through at least four steps on the floor of both the Senate and the House: first reading,second reading,engrossment and enactment. )
The Coalition's first bill L.D. 2155 , An Act To Assist Maine's Forest Products Industry being signed by Governor John E. Baldacci.
Picture Sent To Coalition Co-Founder Courtesy, Senator Elizabeth Schneider.
Who worked hard along with Rep. Doug Thomas to assist in this resolve's legislative process .
The Coalition worked hard it's first year to help form and see several bills go forth at the 123rd legislature : LD2222, LD2225, LD2228, LD2209. A large percentage were passed.
12/09 Currently, the Coalition is working on bills and committee reccomendations to Maine's Legislature with several committees as well as Governor Baldacci.
We look forward to the Governor's promises.