Welcome to Adopt a Bill

Want to participate in democracy? Adopt a bill for the Maine 2013 Legislative Session!

The Office of Civic Engagement has selected 3 bills to track. We invite students, faculty, staff, alumni, groups, and classes to join us. Those who are able to follow the life of a bill through April 2013 will be recognized at our annual awards banquet.


Everything you need will be available on this site, including instructions, links to the Maine Legislative webpage, and a copy of the Participation Form that must be completed. Visit the discussion board to interact with other participants.  We will provide as much guidance and technical assistance as you need. You’ll be surprised at how much you learn! 



Click here to find where each bill is in the legislative process and when the next public meeting or work sessions are.



To get started please visit An Explanation of Adopt a Bill.


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Join the Discussion!!

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Not sure where to start or what bill you are interested in? No problem. Head over to the Discussion page and join in the general discussion about Adopt a Bill. Once there, either join a discussion already happening or start your own! 




For more information contact Val Marsh at 621-3158 or valerie.marsh@maine.edu.


Meeting Schedule

Click here to find an updated schedule of workshops and public hearings for LDs being followed.



Calendar

Click here for the Legislative calendar for the 126th Maine State Legislature.



Bill Status

Click here to find the status of the bills others are following. 



Program Documents

Click here to find important program documents including the participation form and committee assignments. 



Recent Updates

Keep your team informed and on track using the recent updates page.



Contact

Please feel free to contact Office of Civic Engagement Coordinator Val Marsh. Questions about Adopt a Bill and ideas for making this site and or program better are strongly encouraged.