Bonds

Appropriations took action on a trio of Table bills and the majority of bond bills.

Audio of today’s hearing is here.

Tabled bills

LD 1099 Fund the UMaine Plant and Animal Health Lab ONTP
LD 1645 Recruitment and Retention at State Mental Health Hospitals OTP 8-3

LD 1671 Compensate Susan Cloutier for Claims Against the State Amended to fund through Risk Management Pool OTP-AM 10-1

Bonds

LDNumber Subject Title Sponsor Projects Total Disposition Details AFA
2 TRA An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Purchase and Development of the Bar Harbor Ferry Terminal as a Multimodal Transportation Facility Hubbell, Brian Bar Harbor ferry terminal 5,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
68 ECON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Attract Business by Investing in High-speed Broadband Infrastructure Campbell, Sr, James Municipal broadband infrastructure 10,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
108 ECON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Riverfront Community Development Saucier, Robert Environmental, economic and community development 25,000,000 Carry Over $2,000,000 OTP-AM 6-5
193 TRA An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects Breen, Catherine Design and construction of 50 bicycle and pedestirian projects awaiting funding 13,871,389 Carry Over ONTP
217 TRA An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Development of a Multimodal Transportation Facility Langley, Brian facility at a Class A port within 20 miles of an airport 8,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
254 ECON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Waterfront Development Haskell, Anne Like a Riverfront Community Development but on the ocean 10,000,000 Carry Over $3,000,000 OTP-AM 6-5
354 TRA An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Enhance Public Transportation in the Bangor Area Stanley, Stephen Improve I-95 between Newport and Medway 3,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
385 EDU An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Improvements to Facilities at the University of Maine System Campuses Dill, James UM $35,000,000, UMA $3,500,000, UMF $3,500,000, UMFK $3,500,000, UMM $2,000,000, UMPI $3,500,000, USM $17,500,000 70,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
386 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund Farmland Restoration Johnson, Christopher Farmland restoration 5,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
387 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Agricultural Enterprises and Encourage the Use of Local Farm Products in Public Schools Johnson, Christopher Agricultural Marketing Loan Fund 6,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
426 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Address Sea Level Rise Devin, Michael Map coastal zones and monitor sea levels 5,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
438 TRA An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Maine’s Rail Infrastructure and Expand Passenger Rail Service Libby, Nathan Repair state owned railways $12,000,000, Crossing in Yarmouth $8,000,000, Repair rail between L/A and Portland 25,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
453 MPBN An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Upgrade and Replace Infrastructure of the Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation Katz, Roger Transmitter and studio equipment for emergency alert system 1,000,000 Carry Over   OTP-AM 7-5
628 TRA An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Transportation Infrastructure Diamond, G. William Roads, highways and bridges $81,500,000, rail lines $25,000,000, Public transportation $10,000,000, Pedestrian trails $6,250,000, Marine infrastructure $25,000,000 125,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
733 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Build the Infrastructure Needed To End Hunger in Central and Northern Maine Alfond, Justin Food hubs? 2,500,000 Carry Over   OTP-AM 6-6
747 EDU An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Assist in the Creation and Retention of Jobs and Improve Access to Higher Education in Maine Beavers, Roberta ERLP $13,000,000, Maine State Grant $10,000,000 23,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
873 HOUSING An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Housing for Homeless Veterans Golden, Jared Cabin in the Woods $4,000,000 4,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
875 TRA An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Highways, Bridges, Ports, Railroads and Other Multimodal Facilities McLean, Andrew Highway and bridge $155,000,000, Everything else $35,000,000 190,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
924 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Enhance State Parks Fredette, Kenneth State parks 5,190,000 Carry Over ONTP
931 R&D An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Research and Development for the University of Maine System Alfond, Justin R&D at UMS 20,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
996 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Food Processing Infrastructure in Rural Areas of the State Hickman, Craig Food processing grants through ACF 2,500,000 Carry Over   OTP-AM 6-6
998 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Collect Data on and To Monitor Ocean Acidification Parry, Wayne Collect data through MAR on Ocean acidification 3,000,000 Carry Over   Table
1053 R&D An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Stimulate Investment in Innovation by Maine Businesses To Produce Nationally and Globally Competitive Products and Services Luchini, Louis R&D and commercialization in 7 targeted sectors 50,000,000 Carry Over   Table
1069 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Upgrade Municipal Culverts at Stream Crossings McCabe, Jeff Culverts 10,000,000 Carry Over   Table
1234 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Acquire the Frances Perkins Homestead Johnson, Christopher acquire the Frances Perkins homestead 2,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
1248 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Land for Maine’s Future Fund McCabe, Jeff LMF 20,000,000 Carry Over   Table
1334 R&D An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Repair and Renovate the Former Cutler Naval Base in Washington County To Facilitate Development and Stimulate the Economy Burns, David Repair and renovate Cutler 5,525,000 Carry Over ONTP
1336 EDU An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Maine’s Community Colleges Fredette, Kenneth funding for all 7 campuses 24,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
1341 HOUSING An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Maine’s Housing Stock and Reduce Heating Costs and Oil Consumption Hill, Dawn Weatherization and energy efficiency through EMT $23,000,000, weatherization and energy efficiency at state’s low-income housing $7,000,000 30,000,000 Carry Over ONTP
100 ECON An Act to Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue to Help Small Businesses Alfond, Justin Concept Draft ONTP
1512 EDU An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund Equipment for Career and Technical Education Centers Fecteau, Ryan Purchase equipment and make capital improvements at high school tech centers 10,000,000     OTP-AM 7-6
1630 CON An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for the Construction of a New Fish Hatchery Davis, Paul new fish hatchery 28,000,000 ONTP
1656 EDU An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund Loan Repayment Programs for Graduates in the Fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Alfond, Justin STEM college debt reduction 10,000,000 ONTP
1694 TRA An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities Collins, Ron Transportation 100,000,000     Table

 

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