Rep. Sawin Millett

Proudly Serving House District 71:

Norway, Sweden, Waterford & West Paris

Representative Sawin Millett serves as the House Republican Lead on the Appropriations Committee

Rep. Millett, a farmer and former educator, was elected to represent District 71in Oxford County in 2018. He previously served six terms in the Legislature (104-105th and 121-124th) and has a lengthy public service career. 

Appropriations & Financial Affairs

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.

Government Oversight Committee

Representative Millett also has the distinction of serving on the Joint Legislative Government Oversight Committee, which oversees program evaluation and government accountability in State government.

The Committee seeks to ensure that public funds are expended for intended purposes, and that programs and activities are effectively, efficiently and economically managed. The Committee accomplishes this mission by conducting public inquiries and directing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability to conduct independent, objective reviews of State agencies and programs and other entities receiving public funds or expending private monies for public purposes.

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: Sawin.Millett@legislature.maine.gov

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Sponsored Legislation (2019-2020)

LD 86(HP72)
An Act To Provide That Persons Who Produce Maple Syrup and Honey Commercially Are Eligible for the Sales Tax Refund and Exemption for Commercial Agricultural Production
LD 292(HP216)
An Act To Feed Maine’s Residents by Allowing Dairy Dealers and Producers in the State To Donate Fresh Milk to Food Banks in the State
LD 310(HP234)
An Act Making Certain Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government
LD 311(HP235)
An Act Making Certain Appropriations and Allocations and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government
LD 353(HP279)
An Act To Classify Recovery Residences as One-family Dwellings for the Purposes of the Fire Code
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 421(HP330)
Resolve, To Amend the State Plan Regarding the Processing of Vouchers under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children by Farmers’ Markets
LD 504(HP361)
An Act To Enhance the Development of Innovative Career and Technical Education Programs
LD 593(SP180)
Resolve, To Stabilize the Behavioral Health Workforce and Avert More Expensive Treatments
LD 606(SP193)
Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Provide Cost-based Reimbursement to Maine Veterans’ Homes
LD 666(HP487)
An Act To Protect Pregnant Workers
LD 667(HP488)
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require That the Governor Be Elected by a Majority Vote
LD 672(HP493)
An Act To Allow Local Flexibility in Teacher Assignment To Enhance Student Achievement
LD 718(HP523)
An Act To Increase Funding for Adult Basic Literacy, Workplace Education and College Preparedness
LD 741(HP546)
An Act To Return Surplus Money to Maine Taxpayers
LD 784(SP228)
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits
LD 859(HP633)
An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Fund Equipment for Career and Technical Education Centers and Regions
LD 959(HP714)
An Act To Increase Funding for the Maine Lakes Society “LakeSmart” Program and the Lake Stewards of Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program
LD 983(HP738)
An Act To Exempt from Permit Requirements the Repair of Low-head Dams
LD 985(HP740)
An Act To Maintain High School Diploma Standards by Repealing Proficiency-based Diploma Standards
LD 997(SP287)
An Act To Promote Social and Emotional Learning and Development for Young Children
LD 1000(HP742)
An Act To Make Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government and To Change Certain Provisions of Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2019
LD 1001(HP743)
An Act Making Unified Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds, and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2019, June 30, 2020 and June 30, 2021
LD 1220(HP880)
An Act To Remove Certain Restrictions Imposed on Retired State Employees Who Return to Work as Educators
LD 1339(HP967)
An Act To Recalculate Retirement Benefits for Certain State Employees Adversely Affected by Merit Pay Freezes
LD 1413(HP1026)
An Act To Reduce Administrative Burdens of Forest Products Harvesters
LD 1539(HP1122)
An Act To Provide Maine Children Access to Affordable Health Care
LD 1599(HP1158)
An Act To Allow Certain State Regulators To Lower Fees by Order
LD 1600(HP1159)
An Act To Support E-9-1-1 Dispatchers and Corrections Officers Diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
LD 1604(SP510)
An Act To Authorize General Fund Bond Issues To Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities
LD 1645(HP1180)
An Act To Create Affordable Workforce and Senior Housing and Preserve Affordable Rural Housing
LD 1840(HP1310)
Resolve, To Continue until August 3, 2019 Limited-period Positions Expiring in June 2019
LD 1961(HP1405)
An Act To Establish the Trust for a Healthy Maine
LD 2001(HP1417)
An Act To Create an Administrative Review Process for Hunting and Fishing Violations
LD 2096(HP1493)
An Act To Save Lives by Capping the Out-of-pocket Cost of Certain Medications
LD 2126(HP1516)
An Act Making Supplemental Appropriations and Allocations for the Expenditures of State Government, General Fund and Other Funds and Changing Certain Provisions of the Law Necessary to the Proper Operations of State Government for the Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2020 and June 30, 2021

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