Work Sessions and Vote for Bills Addressing Wabanaki Sovereignty, Changes to the Settlement Act and Safe Drinking Water Scheduled March 3rd and 8th
The Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold Work Sessions on three bills addressing Wabanaki Sovereignty on Thursday, March 3rd and Tuesday, March 8th, with voting on the second work day.
• LD 1626: An Act Implementing the Recommendations of the Task Force on Changes to the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Implementing Act,
• LD 906: An Act To Provide Passamaquoddy Tribal Members Access To Clean Drinking Water, and
• LD 585: An Act to Enhance Tribal-State Collaboration, To Revise the Tax Laws Regarding the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, the Passamaquoddy Tribe, and the Penobscot Nation and to Authorize Off-track Betting Facilities and Federally Recognized Indian Tribes to Conduct Sports Wagering
The Committee is tentatively scheduled to vote on the legislation on Tuesday, March 8th. Again, confirmation of dates and times expected later today.
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