Rep. Chris Johansen

Proudly Serving House District 145:

Bridgewater, Central Aroostook, Crystal, Dyer Brook, Hammond, Hersey, Island Falls, Linneus, Littleton, Ludlow, Merrill, Monticello, Moro, Mount Chase, New Limerick, Oakfield, Sherman, Smyrna & Stacyville

Representative Chris Johansen serves on the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee

Rep. Johansen is a retired police officer and Vietnam veteran, having proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.

Previously, he served on the Judiciary Committee during the 128th Legislature. He makes his home in Monticello with his wife Cindy. They have two children and three grandchildren.

Committee on Criminal Justice & Public Safety

Representative Johansen’s committee reviews legislation pertaining to Maine Criminal Code; Maine Juvenile Code; Maine Bail Code; criminal law and criminal procedure; criminal history record information; domestic violence; human trafficking; sex trafficking; sentencing; Criminal Law Advisory Commission; Department of Public Safety; law enforcement; Criminal Justice Academy; victims’ rights; Victims Compensation Fund; Department of Corrections; adult and juvenile corrections; intensive supervision; probation and parole; county jails; community corrections; adult-use marijuana crimes; operating under the influence; operating after suspension; habitual offenders; fire safety and arson; firefighters and emergency responders; firearms; concealed handgun permits; private investigators; security guards; amusement rides; and Maine Emergency Management Agency.

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: Chris.Johansen@legislature.maine.gov

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Sponsored Legislation (2019-2020)

LD 45(HP46)
An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Maine’s Background Check Center
LD 110(HP92)
An Act Regarding Credit Ratings Related to Overdue Medical Expenses
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 210(HP173)
An Act To Increase Technology and Engineering Education for Grades 7 to 12
LD 335(HP260)
An Act To Require the State To Distribute 25 Percent of Adult Use Marijuana Retail Sales and Excise Tax Revenue to Generating Municipalities
LD 337(HP262)
An Act To Start a Spring Bear Hunting Season
LD 342(HP268)
An Act To Require a Person To Notify Law Enforcement Officers of the Possession of a Hypodermic Needle
LD 350(HP276)
An Act To Exempt Head Start School Buses from Snow Tire Restrictions
LD 390(HP299)
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Dangerous Buildings
LD 425(HP334)
An Act To Strengthen Small Businesses in Rural Maine by Changing the Minimum Wage
LD 426(HP335)
An Act To Increase the Beverage Container Redemption Reimbursement To Offset Minimum Wage Increases
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 575(HP419)
An Act To Increase the Bottle Redemption Deposit and the Amount Retained by Bottle Redemption Centers
LD 630(HP459)
An Act To Clarify That Food and Food Products Containing Hemp-derived Cannabidiol Produced and Sold within the State Are Not Adulterated and To Match the State’s Definition of “Hemp” to the Definition in Federal Law
LD 637(SP199)
An Act Regarding Motor Vehicle Operation and Drug Use
LD 782(SP226)
An Act Relating to Animals in Pulling Events
LD 850(HP624)
Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Erect Signs on Interstate 95 in Island Falls
LD 871(HP645)
An Act To Establish the Crime of Endangering the Welfare of a Child by Transferring Illegal Drugs through Breast Milk
LD 882(HP656)
Resolve, To Require the Examination of the System of Learning Results
LD 884(HP658)
An Act To Repeal the Board of Licensing of Dietetic Practice
LD 924(HP679)
An Act To Remove the Background Check Requirement for Maine Guides Who Are at Least 70 Years of Age and Hold a Lifetime Hunting or Fishing License
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 1111(HP815)
An Act Regarding Driver’s License Suspensions for Criminal Negligence
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 1244(HP905)
An Act To Authorize the Gambling Control Board To Accept an Application from the Passamaquoddy Tribe To Operate 50 Slot Machines in the Tribe’s High-stakes Beano Facility
LD 1292(HP935)
An Act To Lower Maine’s Individual Income Tax
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 1448(HP1060)
An Act To Expand the Homestead Exemption for Disabled Veterans
LD 1449(HP1061)
An Act To Facilitate Compliance with Federal Immigration Law by State and Local Government Entities
LD 1485(HP1087)
An Act To Create an At-risk Persons Program in Maine
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 1796(HP1275)
Resolve, To Study Transmission Grid Reliability and Rate Stability in Northern Maine
LD 2050(SP723)
An Act To Establish the Central Aroostook County Emergency Medical Services Authority

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