Rep. John DeVeau

Proudly Serving House District 149:

Caribou, New Sweden, Westmanland

Representative John DeVeau

serves on the Pines Health Board of Directors, United Veterans of Maine, and previously spent 14 Years in the United States Army with two Deployments to Iraq.

“One of the reasons why I’m excited to serve on thr Judiciary Committee is because there is a lot we can do in the next two years to make improvements where necessary, and to take a deeper dive into many important areas of law such as property rights and Maine’s response to domestic violence.”

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Committee on Judiciary

This Committee has jurisdiction over all new bills pertaining to the Judicial system organization and budget; criminal procedure; civil procedure; civil actions, including torts and medical malpractice; Maine Tort Claims Act; liability; immunity; claims against the State; child protection (with Health and Human Services); Family Law Advisory Commission; family law; domestic relations; child support; adoption; legal services; Maine Indigent Legal Services Commission; attorneys; Attorney General; District Attorneys; constitutional rights; abortion regulation and reproductive rights; civil rights; involuntary commitment and treatment; medical rights; human rights and discrimination; Maine Human Rights Commission; protection from harassment; protection from abuse; guardianship and conservatorship; probate law; Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission, Probate Code; Trust Code; foreclosure; property law; property rights; eminent domain; unclaimed property; business and nonprofit organizations; Uniform Commercial Code; laws relating to Maine’s Indian Tribes, including the Act to Implement the Maine Indian Claims Settlement; Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission; freedom of access, confidentiality and privacy laws; statutory maintenance; and errors and inconsistencies.

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: John.DeVeau@legislature.maine.gov

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Sponsored Legislation (2019-2020)

LD 107(HP89)
An Act To Lower the Maine Individual Income Tax Incrementally to Zero
LD 113(HP95)
An Act To Exclude Antique Tractors from the Laws Governing Motor Vehicle Racing
LD 184(HP147)
An Act To Amend the Veterans’ Homelessness Prevention Coordination Program
LD 350(HP276)
An Act To Exempt Head Start School Buses from Snow Tire Restrictions
LD 374(HP283)
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require That Signatures on a Direct Initiative of Legislation Come from Each State Senatorial District
LD 390(HP299)
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Dangerous Buildings
LD 501(SP166)
An Act To Provide Funding for the Homeless Veterans Center in Caribou
LD 523(HP380)
An Act To Permit the Indoor Production of Industrial Hemp
LD 533(HP390)
An Act To Eliminate the Statutory Duty To Retreat and Affirm the Right of Self-defense
LD 539(HP396)
Resolve, To Ensure Appropriate Personal Needs Allowances for Persons Residing in Long-term Care Facilities
LD 617(HP445)
An Act To Increase to 3 the Number of Youth Deer Hunting Days
LD 657(HP478)
An Act To Reorganize the Probate Courts
LD 664(HP485)
An Act To Organize Biannual County Meetings for Local School Boards
LD 665(HP486)
An Act To Enact the Campus Free Expression Act
LD 728(HP533)
An Act To Fairly Compensate Registration Stations for Bear, Deer, Moose and Turkey Registrations
LD 1077(HP800)
An Act To Ensure Fair Employment Opportunity for Maine Citizens and Legal Residents by Requiring the Use of the Federal Immigration Verification System
LD 1179(HP853)
An Act To Expand Coyote Hunting to Every Day of the Coyote Hunting Season and To Eliminate Fees
LD 1221(HP881)
An Act To Allow Deductions from Prison Sentences for Rehabilitative Activities
LD 1232(HP893)
An Act To Ensure the Right To Work without Payment of Dues or Fees to a Labor Union as a Condition of Employment
LD 1290(HP933)
An Act To Increase Transparency with Regard to Pawnshops
LD 1296(HP939)
An Act To Clarify the Scope of Practice of Certain Licensed Professionals Regarding Conversion Therapy
LD 1332(HP960)
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require State and Congressional Elections To Be Decided by a Plurality of Votes Cast
LD 1449(HP1061)
An Act To Facilitate Compliance with Federal Immigration Law by State and Local Government Entities
LD 1471(SP451)
Resolve, To Name the Route 7 Bridge in Corinna in Honor of PFC Paul Earl Sudsbury
LD 1507(HP1099)
An Act Relating to Amateur Radio Service
LD 1669(HP1196)
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Help Ensure That Direct Initiatives of Legislation Are Compatible with the Constitution of Maine and Statutory Law
LD 1759(SP589)
An Act Regarding the Electronic Data and Court Records Filed in the Electronic Case Management System of the Supreme Judicial Court
LD 1796(HP1275)
Resolve, To Study Transmission Grid Reliability and Rate Stability in Northern Maine

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