Rep. Peter Lyford
Proudly Serving House District 129:
Brewer (Part), Clifton, Eddington, Holden, Veazie
Representative Peter Lyford
Rep. Lyford brings practical business experience to Augusta. A graduate of Husson College, he serves as the President and CEO of a hydroseeding and commercial landscaping business with locations in Gorham and Hermon.
He served as the Chairman of the Land Management Committee, BSA; a member of the Supervisory Committee at the Brewer Federal Credit Union; and a member of the Governor’s Wind Commission.
Rep. Lyford and his wife Marcia live in Eddington where he serves on the town’s selectboard. He is also a member of the Katahdin Corporation. In his spare time you’ll likely find him hunting, fishing, trapping, bee keeping and enjoying the great Maine outdoors.
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.
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 Provide Complimentary Lifetime Hunting and Fishing Licenses to Retired Game Wardens with 25 Years of Service|
|An Act To Allow the Use of Crossbows during the Archery Season on Deer|
|An Act To Ban the Use of Personal Watercraft on Lower Wilson Pond and Upper Wilson Pond|
|An Act To Protect Shooting Ranges|
|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 Establish a Sales Tax Exemption and an Income Tax Deduction for the Purchase of Firearm Safety Devices|
|An Act To Reduce the Cost of Automobile Repairs by Eliminating the Aftermarket Catalytic Converter Requirement|
|An Act Regarding Community Service Sentencing|
|An Act Regarding the Use of Unanticipated State Aid for Kindergarten to Grade 12 Education|
|An Act To Start a Spring Bear Hunting Season|
|An Act To Give the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife the Authority To Change the Opening Dates of Trapping Seasons Based on Weather Conditions|
|An Act To Eliminate the Statutory Duty To Retreat and Affirm the Right of Self-defense|
|An Act To Create an Airplane Mechanic Education Program|
|An Act To Increase the Bottle Redemption Deposit and the Amount Retained by Bottle Redemption Centers|
|An Act Regarding the Department of Transportation’s Use of Sediment Erosion Control Systems|
|An Act To Increase to 3 the Number of Youth Deer Hunting Days|
|An Act To Amend the Charter of the City of Brewer High School District|
|An Act To Strengthen Maine’s Endangered Species Laws|
|An Act To Prohibit Driverless Commercial Vehicles|
|An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Promote Land Conservation, Working Waterfronts, Water Access and Outdoor Recreation|
|An Act To Impose Further Restrictions on where Marijuana May Be Smoked|
|An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding the Size and Weight of All-terrain Vehicles, the Operation of Motor Vehicles on Designated All-terrain Vehicle Trails and the Operation of All-terrain Vehicles on Trails Posted with Size or Weight Limits and To Update and Improve Funding Mechanisms for All-terrain Vehicle Trail Development and Maintenance|
|An Act To Improve School Safety by Requiring Law Enforcement Visits|
|An Act To Establish Computer Science Courses and Content in Kindergarten to Grade 12 Schools|
|RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine Regarding the Election of Senators|
|An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Orders of Abandonment for Residential Properties in Foreclosure|