Legislative Bill Tracker

 
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LD 94: An Act To Prohibit the Dissemination of Obscene Material by Public Schools

This ban would ban “obscene” books from Maine public schools by removing the exception that allows the use of “obscene” materials for educational purposes in public schools.


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LD 179: An Act To Change the Name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day

It's time to stop celebrating a man whose arrival brought death, disease, and slavery to hundreds of thousands, and start honoring the people who lived here long before.


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LD 322: An Act To Strengthen Maine's Election Laws by Requiring Photographic Identification for the Purpose of Voting

This bill would require Mainers to present photo ID at the polls in order to vote. Research shows that more than 21 million Americans do not have government-issued photo identification; a disproportionate number of these Americans are low-income, racial and ethnic minorities, or elderly.


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LD 433: RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Explicitly Prohibit Discrimination Based on the Sex of an Individual

This bill would enshrine women’s full legal equality in the Maine Constitution and would act as an important step in the ongoing process of extending civil liberties to all.


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LD 589: Resolve, Directing the State Board of Education To Adopt Rules Prohibiting Teachers in Public Schools from Engaging in Political, Ideological or Religious Advocacy in the Classroom

This bill would prohibit teachers from discussing "controversial" issues that are not "germane" to the course being taught, and would specifically ban teachers from addressing the very real issues of white supremacy and racial justice.


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LD 820: An Act To Prevent Discrimination in Public and Private Insurance Coverage for Pregnant Women in Maine

This bill would require abortion coverage for public and private insurance if the plan covers prenatal care. Whether or not to have an abortion is an important decision and shouldn't depend on whether a person can afford one.


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LD 946: An Act To Protect the Privacy of Online Customer Information

This bill will reverse some of the damage done by the loss of privacy protections at the federal level by requiring Internet Service Providers that do business in Maine to get our permission before selling our private information to the highest bidder.


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LD 1261: AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS TO PERFORM ABORTIONS

This bill would end Maine’s outdated ban on advanced practice clinicians (APCs) such as nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives providing abortion care in Maine. 


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LD 1421: AN ACT TO AMEND THE MAINE BAIL CODE

This bill would make key reforms to the bail system to ensure people who have not been convicted of a crime, and who pose no flight risk or danger to society, can be free awaiting trial instead of held in jail.


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LD 1492: An Act To Reform Drug Sentencing Laws

This bill will allow us to reinvest money from the criminal justice system into solutions that work, like treatment and recovery.


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LD 1516: An Act To Improve Efficiency in Communication in the Court System

This bill will establish a phone-based court notification system, saving Maine valuable resources by increasing the likelihood that people show up for their court dates.