Rep. Bob Foley
Rep. Foley is entering his first term in the Maine House of Representatives serving the good people of House District 7 which includes most of the town of Wells. He has been appointed to serve on the Insurance and Financial Affairs Committee in the 128th Legislature. This is his second term serving on the IFA Committee.
Rep. Foley works in insurance sales and earned his B.S. in Political Science/Public Policy from the University of Southern Maine in 2000. He served on the Wells selectboard for 15 years. He’s also been a member of the Wells Rotary Club for the past 30 years and a member of the Wells Chamber of Commerce since 1986.
He lives in Wells with his wife Mayanne.
Legislation sponsored by Rep. Foley during his time in the Legislature:
LD 59:”An Act To Protect Students’ Rights and Privacy Regarding Their School Records” – This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to adopt rules regarding dissemination of student information by schools not covered under current law. These rules are major substantive rules and must include substantially the same prohibitions and standards regarding dissemination of student information as applicable to publicly funded schools. The commissioner is required to recommend an appropriate penalty for a violation of the rules to the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs no later than January 15, 2016.
LD 173: “An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Gold Star Family Registration Plate and To Establish an Honorable Service Military Family Registration Plate” – This bill provides for issuance of gold star family vanity registration plates. It also establishes registration plates for family members of a person who died while honorably serving as an active member of the United States Armed Forces who do not fit the gold star lapel button guidelines established in 10 United States Code, Section 1126 (2010).
LD 662 “An Act To Increase Access to Health Care through Telemedicine” – This bill authorizes the Board of Licensure in Medicine to register a physician not licensed to practice medicine in this State to provide medical services through interstate telemedicine to patients in this State if certain requirements are met.