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  • Introduced
    May 19, 2021
  • Passed House
    Jun 17, 2021
  • Passed Senate
    Jun 17, 2021
  • Signed into Law
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LD 1687
Maine House Bill
HP 1256, An Act To Improve The Provision Of Indigent Legal Services
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Senate • Jul 02, 2021: PASSED TO BE ENACTED - Emergency - 2/3 Elected Required, in concurrence.
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  • Jul 02, 2021 | Senate
    • PASSED TO BE ENACTED - Emergency - 2/3 Elected Required, in concurrence.
  • Jul 02, 2021 | House
    • The House RECEDED and CONCURRED to PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) as Amended by as Amended by Senate Amendment "A" (S-396) thereto.
    • ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
    • This being an emergency measure, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House was necessary.
    • PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
    • Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
  • Jul 02, 2021 | Senate
    • On Motion by Senator BREEN of Cumberland taken from the SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE.
    • Under suspension of the Rules On motion by Same Senator The Senate RECONSIDERED whereby the Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) in concurrence
    • Under further suspension of the Rules On further motion by Same Senator The Senate RECONSIDERED whereby Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) was ADOPTED
    • On further motion by Same Senator Senate Amendment "A" (S-396) to Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) READ and ADOPTED
    • Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) as Amended by Senate Amendment "A" (S-396) thereto ADOPTED
    • PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) AS AMENDED BY Senate Amendment "A" (S-396) thereto In NON-CONCURRENCE
    • Sent down for concurrence
  • Jun 17, 2021 | Senate
    • On motion by Senator BREEN of Cumberland PLACED ON THE SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE pending PASSAGE TO BE ENACTED - Emergency - 2/3 Elected Required, in concurrence.
  • Jun 17, 2021 | House
    • This being an emergency measure, a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to the House was necessary.
    • PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
    • Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
  • Jun 17, 2021 | Senate
    • Reports READ
    • On motion by Senator CARNEY of Cumberland The Majority Ought to Pass As Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) Report ACCEPTED
    • Roll Call Ordered Roll Call Number 428 Yeas 34 - Nays 0 - Excused 1 - Absent 0
    • READ ONCE
    • Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) READ and ADOPTED
    • Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED by Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) in concurrence
  • Jun 17, 2021 | House
    • Reports READ.
    • On motion of Representative HARNETT of Gardiner, the Majority Ought to Pass as Amended Report was ACCEPTED.
    • The Bill was READ ONCE.
    • Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) was READ and ADOPTED.
    • Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
    • The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment "A" (H-707).
    • Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
  • May 19, 2021 | House
    • Representative HARNETT for the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 4, section 1804, subsection 3, paragraph H reports that the Bill be REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY and printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.
    • Report was READ and ACCEPTED.
    • The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY
    • Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
  • May 19, 2021 | Senate
    • Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
    • On motion by Senator Carney of Cumberland REFERRED to the Committee on Judiciary and ordered printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218, in concurrence.