Rep. Dick Campbell

Proudly Serving House District 130:

Bucksport and Orrington

Representative Dick Campbell serves as the House Republican Lead on the Environment and Natural Resources

He is serving his fourth term after a 12-year absence from the House. He previously served four terms, including two in which he was the Assistant House Republican Leader.

Campbell attended Brewer High School, Eastern Maine Technical College, and the University of Maine at Orono. He resides in Orrington and runs Dick Campbell LLC, a design-build contracting company that specializes in passive solar, energy efficient green technologies in new and existing homes and commercial buildings. He spent seven years in the Maine Air National Guard during the Vietnam era. Dick is active in his community, having served on the John Bapst High School Board of Trustees, as president of the Bangor-Brewer YMCA Board of Trustees, and as co-chair of the Eastern Maine Soapbox Derby.

Environment and Natural Resources

This Committee has jurisdiction over all new bills pertaining to air and water quality; natural resource protection; site location of development laws, shoreland zoning, subdivisions and growth management; management and disposal of solid, hazardous, biomedical and special wastes; returnable containers; hydropower and dams; waste-to-energy facilities; mining; wind energy development; and general environmental policy, including oversight of the Department of Environmental Protection.

Constituent Services

Congratulatory letters, Legislative Sentiments, flags flown over the Capitol, assistance with state departments, general comments or questions about legislative matters. 

Contact Information

Mail: 2 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330

Email: Dick.Campbell@legislature.maine.gov

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Sponsored & Cosponsored Bills (2019-2020)

LD 33(HP34)
An Act To Establish a Thanksgiving Youth Turkey Hunting Season
LD 34(HP35)
An Act To Exempt Fraternal and Veterans’ Organizations from Cribbage Tournament Licensing Requirements
LD 47(HP48)
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in Fire Stations
LD 55(HP52)
An Act To Return the Normal Cost of Teacher Retirement to the State
LD 134(HP116)
An Act Concerning the Composition of the Criminal Law Advisory Commission
LD 154(SP41)
An Act To Amend the Law Governing MaineCare Coverage of Chiropractic Treatment
LD 189(HP152)
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Long-term Care Insurance
LD 190(HP153)
An Act To Provide Antlerless Deer Permits to Senior Resident Lifetime Hunting License Holders
LD 203(HP166)
Resolve, To Add a Safety Fence to the Penobscot Narrows Bridge
LD 218(HP181)
An Act To Prohibit a Person from Collecting Contributions under the Maine Clean Election Act at a Polling Place
LD 225(HP188)
An Act Regarding Transportation Management Software and School Bus Replacement
LD 233(HP196)
An Act To Move the Bureau of Parks and Lands from the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
LD 234(HP197)
Resolve, To Increase Certain Chiropractic Reimbursement Rates under the MaineCare Program
LD 248(SP60)
An Act To Increase the Handling Fee for Beverage Containers Reimbursed to Redemption Centers
LD 262(SP74)
An Act To Protect Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers by Creating the Crime of Aggravated Assault on an Officer
LD 263(SP75)
An Act To Prohibit Certain Sex Offenders from Establishing Residence in Certain Multiunit Residential Buildings in which Minors Reside
LD 264(SP76)
An Act Regarding the Taking of a Blood Sample from an Operator of a Motor Vehicle Involved in a Fatal Accident
LD 319(HP244)
An Act To Standardize the Laws Concerning Property Transfers and To Protect Water Quality
LD 321(HP246)
An Act To Ensure the Continuation of the Landowner Relations Program
LD 337(HP262)
An Act To Start a Spring Bear Hunting Season
LD 338(HP263)
An Act To Allow Flexibility in the Deposit Labeling of Metal Returnable Beverage Containers
LD 360(SP100)
An Act To Increase the Reimbursement to Bottle Redemption Centers
LD 368(SP109)
An Act To Redefine Geographic Association for Multiple-employer Welfare Arrangements
LD 425(HP334)
An Act To Strengthen Small Businesses in Rural Maine by Changing the Minimum Wage
LD 426(HP335)
An Act To Increase the Beverage Container Redemption Reimbursement To Offset Minimum Wage Increases
LD 460(HP344)
An Act Requiring the State To Reimburse Counties for All Costs Exceeding the Tax Assessment for Correctional Services
LD 517(HP374)
An Act To Facilitate Fair Ballot Representation for All Candidates
LD 550(SP172)
An Act To Amend the Definition of “Subdivision” in the Laws Governing Planning and Land Use Regulation for Subdivisions and a Provision Excepting the Division of a New or Existing Structure from Those Laws Beginning July 1, 2018
LD 570(HP414)
An Act To Create an Airplane Mechanic Education Program
LD 575(HP419)
An Act To Increase the Bottle Redemption Deposit and the Amount Retained by Bottle Redemption Centers
LD 586(HP430)
An Act Regarding the Department of Transportation’s Use of Sediment Erosion Control Systems
LD 589(HP433)
Resolve, Directing the State Board of Education To Adopt Rules Prohibiting Teachers in Public Schools from Engaging in Political, Ideological or Religious Advocacy in the Classroom
LD 597(SP184)
Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Project Authorizing the Use of Traffic Surveillance Cameras on Castine Road in Orland
LD 623(HP451)
An Act To Amend the Charter of the City of Brewer High School District
LD 625(HP453)
An Act To Phase Out the Insurance Premium Tax on Annuities
LD 727(HP532)
An Act Concerning Funding of Alternative Organizational Structures
LD 740(HP545)
An Act To Include Bucksport and the Penobscot River Basin in the Department of Transportation’s Cargo Port Strategy
LD 746(HP551)
An Act To Allow Municipalities To Determine the Duration of Development Districts Funded by Assessments
LD 774(HP579)
An Act To Protect Maine’s Beaches and Shoreline
LD 822(HP596)
An Act To Prohibit the Sale of Motor Fuel Containing More than 10% Ethanol
LD 849(HP623)
An Act To Allow Chiropractic Internships
LD 965(HP720)
An Act To Restrict Cell Phone Use by Students While in School
LD 970(HP725)
An Act To Encourage Policies Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units under Local Comprehensive Plans and Zoning Requirements
LD 981(HP736)
An Act To Implement the State’s Recently Approved Request for a Section 1115 Demonstration for MaineCare
LD 983(HP738)
An Act To Exempt from Permit Requirements the Repair of Low-head Dams
LD 988(SP278)
An Act To Reduce the Landfilling of Municipal Solid Waste
LD 1060(HP783)
An Act To Authorize Consumers Located Adjacent to Electric Power Generators To Obtain Power Directly
LD 1086(SP318)
An Act To Promote the Goals of the Low-emission Vehicle Program by Requiring That New Vehicle Purchases for the State Fleet Be Composed of a Minimum Percentage of Zero-emission Vehicles
LD 1151(HP840)
An Act To Ensure Consistency in Commercial Real Estate Law by Restoring Due Diligence Responsibility to the Buyer
LD 1207(HP871)
An Act To Expand the 1998 Special Retirement Plan To Include Detectives in the Office of Investigations within the Department of the Secretary of State, Bureau of Motor Vehicles
LD 1208(HP872)
An Act To Expand the 1998 Special Retirement Plan To Include Detectives in the Office of the Attorney General
LD 1209(HP873)
An Act To Require Legislative Hearings on Citizen-initiated Legislation
LD 1213(HP877)
An Act To Repeal the Ranked-choice Voting Law
LD 1227(HP888)
An Act To Allow Parents To Apply to the Commissioner of Education To Enroll Their Children in a Receiving School Administrative Unit and To Remove Limitations on Which Students May Be So Enrolled
LD 1311(SP407)
An Act Regarding the Sale of Dogs and Cats at Pet Shops
LD 1333(HP961)
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Establish a Maine County Correctional Facilities Revolving Construction and Improvement Fund
LD 1396(HP1010)
An Act To Update the Laws Governing the Regional Library Systems
LD 1522(SP471)
An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Orders of Abandonment for Residential Properties in Foreclosure
LD 1633(HP1176)
An Act To Legalize Keno and Historical Instant Racing
LD 1766(SP597)
An Act To Transform Maine’s Heat Pump Market To Advance Economic Security and Climate Objectives
LD 1802(HP1283)
An Act To Make Minor Changes and Corrections to Statutes Administered by or Concerning the Department of Environmental Protection
LD 1823(HP1300)
An Act To Allow a Float Haul-out or Marine Way within Shoreland Zone Setbacks
LD 2112(HP1505)
An Act To Limit the Use of Hydrofluorocarbons To Fight Climate Change
LD 2155(HP1543)
An Act To Prevent Accidental Overdoses by Establishing a Protocol for Prescription Drug Recovery

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