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4/6 Update – still tabled, item is on the Senate calendar for 4/7 – Unfinished business.

The Senate reconvenes Tuesday at 10:00 AM. – MAB

1:50 PM Update: Senate has adjourned for the day. LD 1545 was not taken up and is expected to be on the calendar Monday under unfinished business.  The Senate reconvenes Monday at 9:00 AM. – MAB

Friday 4/2/2010 Update: Bill was tabled Wednesday after the first reading.  It is scheduled to be taken up under Orders of the Day – item 5 (unfinished business) on Friday.

LD 1545 – The second half of the Bonded Labor Legislation is on the Senate Calendar for today.

SUMMARY

This bill prohibits an employer from employing foreign laborers for 5 years if the employer violates the required proof of equipment ownership or foreign labor certification laws.

Majority of the Committee

Reported that the same Ought to Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (S-495).

Signed:

Senators:

JACKSON of Aroostook
GERZOFSKY of Cumberland

Representatives:

CLARK of Millinocket
BLODGETT of Augusta
TUTTLE of Sanford
BUTTERFIELD of Bangor
GILBERT of Jay
DRISCOLL of Westbrook

The Minority of the same Committee on the same subject reported that the same Ought To Pass as Amended by Committee Amendment “B” (S-496).

Signed:

Senator:

MILLS of Somerset

Representatives:

THIBODEAU of Winterport
HAMPER of Oxford
CUSHING of Hampden
BICKFORD of Auburn

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