Maine - LD1810 - 2018

An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Expedited Permitting for Wind Energy Development

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Added On: 03-13-2018
Updated On: 04-12-2018
Status: Failed
Primary Sponsors: Paul Davis (Republican), Chad Grignon (Republican), Jeffery Hanley (Republican), Joel Stetkis (Republican)





Actions (47)

  • 01-30-2018 - On motion of Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston, TABLED pending REFERENCE.
  • 01-30-2018 - Later today assigned.
  • 01-30-2018 - Unfinished Business
  • 01-30-2018 - ROLL CALL NO. 478 (Yeas 72 - Nays 69 - Absent 10 - Excused 0)
  • 01-30-2018 - Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY suggested and ordered printed.
  • 02-01-2018 - Unfinished Business
  • 02-06-2018 - Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
  • 02-06-2018 - On motion of Representative HERBIG of Belfast, the Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY.
  • 02-06-2018 - Speaker laid before the House
  • 02-08-2018 - Unfinished Business
  • 02-08-2018 - On motion by Senator WOODSOME of York Tabled until Later in Today's Session, pending REFERENCE
  • 02-13-2018 - Unfinished Business
  • 02-15-2018 - Unfinished Business
  • 02-20-2018 - Unfinished Business
  • 02-22-2018 - Unfinished Business
  • 02-27-2018 - Sent down for concurrence
  • 02-27-2018 - Subsequently On motion by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES In NON-CONCURRENCE
  • 02-27-2018 - Taken from the table by the President
  • 03-01-2018 - Later today assigned. (Roll Call Ordered)
  • 03-01-2018 - ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
  • 03-01-2018 - ROLL CALL NO. 502 (Yeas 79 - Nays 62 - Absent 10 - Excused 0)
  • 03-01-2018 - ROLL CALL NO. 501 (Yeas 63 - Nays 78 - Absent 10 - Excused 0)
  • 03-01-2018 - The House ADHERED to reference to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY.
  • 03-01-2018 - Motion of Representative FREDETTE of Newport to RECEDE and CONCUR FAILED.
  • 03-01-2018 - ROLL CALL NO. 500 (Yeas 58 - Nays 83 - Absent 10 - Excused 0)
  • 03-01-2018 - Speaker laid before the House
  • 03-01-2018 - Motion of Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville to RECEDE FAILED.
  • 03-01-2018 - On motion of Representative FREDETTE of Newport, TABLED pending the motion of Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville, to RECEDE.
  • 03-01-2018 - Representative GOLDEN of Lewiston REQUESTED a Roll Call. More than one-fifth of the members present expressed a desire for a roll call, which was ORDERED.
  • 03-01-2018 - Representative CHAPMAN of Brooksville MOVED to RECEDE.
  • 03-01-2018 - Representative FREDETTE of Newport MOVED to RECEDE and CONCUR.
  • 03-06-2018 - On motion by Senator WOODSOME of York The Senate RECEDED and CONCURRED With REFERENCE to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY in concurrence
  • 04-03-2018 - Reports READ.
  • 04-03-2018 - On motion of Representative BERRY of Bowdoinham, the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
  • 04-03-2018 - ROLL CALL NO. 556 (Yeas 89 - Nays 53 - Absent 9 - Excused 0)
  • 04-03-2018 - Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
  • 04-04-2018 - Reports Read
  • 04-04-2018 - On motion by Senator WOODSOME of York the Minority Ought to Pass as Amended Report ACCEPTED. In NON-CONCURRENCE
  • 04-04-2018 - READ ONCE
  • 04-04-2018 - Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) READ and ADOPTED
  • 04-04-2018 - Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED by Committee Amendment "A" (H-707) In NON-CONCURRENCE
  • 04-04-2018 - Sent down for concurrence
  • 04-04-2018 - Motion of Representative ESPLING of New Gloucester to TABLE FAILED.
  • 04-04-2018 - ROLL CALL NO. 568 (Yeas 64 - Nays 81 - Absent 6 - Excused 0)
  • 04-04-2018 - The House INSISTED on ACCEPTANCE of the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report.
  • 04-04-2018 - ROLL CALL NO. 569 (Yeas 89 - Nays 56 - Absent 6 - Excused 0)
  • 04-04-2018 - ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.

Votes (7)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Passed
01-30-2018Table Until Later RC #478House726910yes
03-01-2018Recede RC #500House588310no
03-01-2018Recede And Concur RC #501House637810no
03-01-2018Adhere RC #502House796210yes
04-03-2018Acc Maj Ought Not To Pass Rep RC #556House89539yes
04-04-2018Table Until Later RC #568House64816no
04-04-2018Insist RC #569House89566yes

Sponsors (8)

News (2)

LePage bill would gut streamlined permitting process for most wind power projects - Press Herald
Published by pressherald.com
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:17:05 GMT

Paul LePage wants to eliminate Maine's fast-tracked permitting process for commercial wind power projects throughout the state except specific locations within Aroostook County. Last week, LePage announced a moratorium on new wind turbine permits in ...

What's Happening With Maine Wind Power? - North American Windpower
Published by nawindpower.com
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:26:33 GMT

Ten years ago, Maine's Task Force on Wind Energy set ambitious goals for wind development in the state, including a 2015 target of 1,000 MW and a 2020 target of 3,000 MW (including 300 MW offshore) of installed capacity. Today, Maine has less than 1 ...