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Key Votes

LD 285 - Delay of School District Consolidation Penalties - Key Vote

Maine Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Delay of School District Consolidation Penalties

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (110-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Delay of School District Consolidation Penalties

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that delays penalties for school districts not in compliance with the Maine school consolidation act by one year.

Highlights:
-Delays penalties for school districts that do not comply with the Maine school consolidation act until July 1, 2010, one year later than originally legislated (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL CONTAINS AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE, MEANING THE BILL WILL GO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON APPROVAL (GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE OR VETO OVERRIDE), RATHER THAN THE MANDATORY 90 DAY PERIOD REQUIRED OF BILLS WITHOUT AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE, WHICH REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF ALL MEMBERS IN EACH CHAMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Delay of School District Consolidation Penalties

Sponsors

  • James M. Schatz (ME - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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