This Committee reviews General Fund appropriations and general fiscal policy; federal funds allocations, special revenue and block grant allocations when part of a biennial or supplemental budget; Budget Stabilization Fund; general obligation bond issues; collective bargaining funding; budgeting methodologies; review of financial orders; and financial evaluation of agencies of state government.
The Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs oversees Alcoholic beverage laws; adult-use marijuana regulation; lottery; for profit and nonprofit gambling, including games of chance, beano and raffles; slot machines, gaming devices; harness racing and off-track betting; election laws; campaign practices; campaign financing and disclosures; the Maine Clean Election Act; voter registration; direct initiatives and people’s veto; legislative ethics; lobbyist registration and reporting; Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices; veterans’ programs; Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management Services (except the Maine Emergency Management Agency); Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations; Gambling Control Board; and Maine National Guard.
Additionally, Rep. Corey serves as a member of the Marijuana Advisory Commission, which builds on his experience working on the Joint Select Committee on Marijuana Legalization and Implementation in 2017.
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 Protect Shooting Ranges|
|Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Allow Spouses To Provide Home and Community-based Services to Eligible MaineCare Members|
|An Act To Establish a Sales Tax Exemption and an Income Tax Deduction for the Purchase of Firearm Safety Devices|
|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 Improve Reporting of Operating Under the Influence Offenses|
|An Act To Enhance Collaboration among State Agencies To Improve Landowner Relations|
|An Act To Strengthen Maine’s Landowner Relations Program|
|Resolve, Directing the Department of Education To Study and Make Recommendations for the Establishment of a Maine School Safety Center|
|An Act To Increase Access to Health Care by Attracting Qualified Physicians to Maine|
|An Act To Restrict Ordinances That Affect the Posting of Property for Municipal and Private Land|
|An Act To Allow Maine Medical Marijuana Caregivers To Measure Cultivation Limits by Plant Canopy Size|
|An Act To Clarify the Intent of Referendum Questions for Voters|
|An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Raffles|
|An Act To Enact the Maine Citizens’ Initiatives Clean Election Act|
|An Act To Correct Various Statutes Related to the Department of Corrections|