Appropriations Table

This evening the Appropriations committee met to work on the AFA Table. This was met by a motion to adjourn by Rep. Timberlake. This was defeated.

In spite of that motion the committee continued to vote on bills.

Audio of today’s hearing is here.

LD # Brief Description SPONSOR  FY17 AFA Note
BILLS ON APPROPRIATIONS TABLE
6 Gov. Oversight of Executive branch ethics Stuckey  $               77,993 ONTP 9-3
90 Personal needs allowance for Seniors Stuckey  $             750,409 OTP-AM 7-5
215 Jobs for Maine Graduates Alfond OTP-AM 7-5 language only
249 Weatherization Saviello ONTP
281 Town valuation for Sudden and Severe reductions of property value McCabe   TABLE $1.9M cushion from GF surplus?
365 Home modifications tax credit Verow  $               50,000 OTP-AM 7-6
419 Summer programs for sustained learning Pierce  $               99,394 OTP-AM 7-6
498 Restore R&D credit Nutting ONTP
552 Home visiting for families Maker  $          1,100,000 OTP-AM 8-5 Katz
654 AG Detectives retirement Nadeau  $                  3,684 OTP 8-5 Katz
655 Emergency Ser. Study Lajoie  $             150,000 ONTP 7-6
661 Hepatitis, HIV screenings Burnstein  $             195,900 OTP-AM 7-6
668 Market hunting and fishing Duchesne   ONTP 7-6 1 mkt position from carrying account
805 Bring suit against the state (Sunshine Childcare) Farnsworth   OTP 8-5
826 Rural broadband Saucier  $             750,000 ONTP 7-6
845 Public transportation Jorgensen  $             500,000 ONTP 12-1
860 Rural dental access McCormick OTP-AM 7-6  $307,813 January 1, 2017
867 Marijuana sales tax exemption Libby   TABLE Marijuana fund $253,650
890 Judicial consistency in cases involving children Monaghan  $                          – OTP 8-5
898 Opportunity Maine for out-of-state schools Chenette ONTP 9-4 Include in LD 1657
991 GMO labelling Dunphy, M OTP 8-5
1000 Prosthetic and orthotics sales tax exemption Gideon  $             171,000 OTP-AM 8-5
1002 Electronic monitoring of prisioners Fredette ONTP 12-1
1004 Visual media credit Picchiotti ONTP 12-1
1022 Harness racing Marean  $                          – OTP
1062 Veterans housing Golden ONTP
1142 Exempt out state pensions from income tax Turner ONTP 11-2
1150 Pharmacy costs for independent pharmacies Brooks OTP 12-1
1300 Jobs coooperatives Chapman  $               87,000 ONTP 7-6
1331 Liquor enforcement Luchini ONTP 10-3
1343 National guard tuition Fredette ONTP
1412 Riverview/Umaine educational cooperative Eves ONTP
1447 Repairs at Maine Correctional Center Rosen OTP 9-4
1465 Adequately pay for EMS Lajoie OTP-AM 8-5 Rate Study
1471 Food insecurity Thibodeau OTP $3,000,000 FHM arbitration
1473 Opiate addiction treatment Woodsome OTP-AM 7-6 $568,471 FMAP Oct 1
1481 Forestry fuel sales tax exemption Davis OTP-AM 3-10 (Fails)  $8,771,980 push to next biennium
1483 Motor vehicle laws Collins ONTP 12-1 Remove GF cost
1488 Law Enforcement Assisted Diverson Dion  $          1,100,000 OTP-AM 7 to 6
1489 Androscoggin County  college aspirations clarification Rotundo OTP 7-6
1496 Establish peer recovery centers Maker  $             400,000 OTP-AM 7-6 2 new centers in FY17, 1 in FY18
1505 Allow Opportunity Maine for consolidated student loans McCreight  $               24,500 OTP 9-4 include in 1657
1521 Nonprofit sales tax parity for health centers Gattine  $               20,580 OTP 8-5
1523 5% increases for law enforcement supervisors Davis  $             249,926 OTP-AM 13-0 Include in 1653 and fund from salary savings (Katz motion to set all LEO raises at 5% rejected 12-1)
1527 PNMI COLA 4% Burns  $          1,897,190 OTP 8-5
1528 Court facilities Valentino OTP 11-2
1530 Repeal PNMI service provider tax Cushing ONTP 12-1
1533 Nursing home cost of living increases Burns ONTP 10-3
1534 Further officers to combat drug trafficking Burns  $             449,040 ONTP 12-1
1536 Ballistic vests Burns  $             170,000 OTP-AM 8-5  
1540 School sexual assault Cyrway  $                          – OTP
1541 Increased drug sentences Cyrway TABLE
1542 Private Puplic Partnership disability income Beck OTP 11-2
1552 Needle exchange Vachon  $               75,000 TABLE
1553 Workers comp Dept. bill TABLE
1584 Park passes Tuell ONTP 8-5
1587 Opportunity Maine for Maine Maritime Academy vessels at sea Saviello  $             101,136 ONTP Include in 1657
1603 Criminal Law Advisory Commission code revisions Dept. bill
1618 DHHS nurse supervisor Dept. bill  $               44,060
1610 Park passes and vanity plates for Veterans Hannington, S TABLE
1613 Exempt some nonprofit organizations from collecting meals taxes Saviello  $          1,713,285 ONTP 7-6
1614 Support for county jails Rosen  $          2,465,896 OTP-AM 9-4 FY16 only despite column heading
1616 Geropsychiatric facility Brakey ONTP
1617 Long Term Care Ombudsman funding Brakey  $             150,000 OTP 9-4
1618 Increased Nurse education consultants in DHHS Brakey  $               44,060 OTP 7-6
1621 amend nursing home rule to facilitate placements Brakey  $               23,772 OTP 7-6
1624 Eliminate inactive boards and commissions OTP
1635 Deorganization of Oxbow plt Martin OTP
1657 Simplify Opportunity Maine Alfond  $             395,200 OTP-AM 9-4 Use as vehicle for all Opt Maine bills (898, 1587 and 1505)
GF Total  $       13,259,025

 

 

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