Proudly Serving House District 100:
Corinna, Dixmont, Etna (Part), Newport, Plymouth
Representative Danny Costain serves on the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee
Rep. Costain graduated from Old Town High School before joining the Maine Air National Guard. He graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and worked as a police officer for more than 30 years.
He serves as the Chairman of Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union and is a member of the Free and Accepted Masons; Director Of Anah Shrine; and serves on the Board of Directors of the New England Belted Galloway Group.
He and his wife Lanci have been married for 23 years and own several small businesses in Newport. They have two children and four granddaughters.
In his spare time, he works with the kids of the Penobscot 4-H Livestock Group.
Committee on Criminal Justice & Public Safety
This committee reviews legislation pertaining to Maine Criminal Code; Maine Juvenile Code; Maine Bail Code; criminal law and criminal procedure; criminal history record information; domestic violence; human trafficking; sex trafficking; sentencing; Criminal Law Advisory Commission; Department of Public Safety; law enforcement; Criminal Justice Academy; victims’ rights; Victims Compensation Fund; Department of Corrections; adult and juvenile corrections; intensive supervision; probation and parole; county jails; community corrections; adult-use marijuana crimes; operating under the influence; operating after suspension; habitual offenders; fire safety and arson; firefighters and emergency responders; firearms; concealed handgun permits; private investigators; security guards; amusement rides; and Maine Emergency Management Agency.
Congratulatory letters, Legislative Sentiments, flags flown over the Capitol, assistance with state departments, general comments or questions about legislative matters.
Mail: 2 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330
Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440
Sponsored Legislation (2019-2020)
|An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Resale by a Motor Vehicle Dealer To Permit the Dealer To Use a Copy of a Certificate of Title|
|An Act To Promote Highway Safety by Restricting the Use of Marijuana and Possession of an Open Marijuana Container in a Vehicle|
|An Act To Prohibit Certain Sex Offenders from Establishing Residence in Certain Multiunit Residential Buildings in which Minors Reside|
|An Act Regarding the Taking of a Blood Sample from an Operator of a Motor Vehicle Involved in a Fatal Accident|
|An Act To Increase Opportunities for Hunters, Anglers and Sporting Camps by Extending the Seasons on Upland Game|
|An Act To Ensure Accuracy in the Labeling of Maine Meat and Poultry|
|An Act To Enhance the Retired County and Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and Municipal Firefighters Health Insurance Program|
|An Act To Establish and Promote a System of Safe Disposal of Expired Marine Flares|
|An Act To Strengthen the Qualifications for County Sheriffs|
|An Act To Permit the Indoor Production of Industrial Hemp|
|An Act Regarding Qualifications for District Attorneys|
|An Act To Ban Child Marriage|
|An Act To Improve Reporting of Operating Under the Influence Offenses|
|An Act To Ensure Programming for Long-term Incarcerations at County Jails|
|An Act Regarding Motor Vehicle Registration Plate Numbers|
|An Act To Establish the Crime of Endangering the Welfare of a Child by Transferring Illegal Drugs through Breast Milk|
|An Act To Impose Further Restrictions on where Marijuana May Be Smoked|
|An Act Regarding the Maine Law Enforcement Memorial|
|An Act Regarding Driver’s License Suspensions for Criminal Negligence|
|An Act To Humanely Treat Animals Trapped in Buildings|
|RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require State and Congressional Elections To Be Decided by a Plurality of Votes Cast|
|An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Corrections Officers Who Suffer Certain Injuries, Impairments or Medical Conditions|
|Resolve, To Name the Route 7 Bridge in Corinna in Honor of PFC Paul Earl Sudsbury|
|An Act To Create an At-risk Persons Program in Maine|
|An Act To Improve the Department of Corrections’ Response to Emergency Situations by Including Vehicles Operated by Certain Department Employees in the Definition of Authorized Emergency Vehicles|
|An Act To Place Funds for the Retired County and Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and Municipal Firefighters Health Insurance Program into a Trust|
|An Act To Amend the Laws Concerning the Retired County and Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and Municipal Firefighters Health Insurance Program|
|An Act Regarding School Discipline for Maine’s Youngest Students|
|An Act To Reclassify Certain Offenses under the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Laws and Motor Vehicle Laws and Increase the Efficiency of the Criminal Justice System|