Rep. Fran Head

Proudly Serving House District 117:

Albany Township, Andover, Bethel, Byron, Coplin, Dallas, Eustis, Gilead, Greenwood, Hanover, Lincoln, Locke Mills, Lovell (Part), Magalloway, Mason Township, Newry, North Franklin, North Oxford, Rangeley, Rangeley, South Oxford, Stoneham, Stow, Upton, West Central Franklin

Representative Fran Head of Bethel has been serving since 2014.

Representative Head has successfully championed legislation pertaining to first responders, domestic violence, childhood trauma and cancer research. She served on the Health and Human Services Committee in the 127th and 128th Legislature, and is currently serving on the Joint Standing Committee on State and Local Government.

Representative Head resides in Bethel where she has worked as a realtor and lives with her husband David. She’s the proud mother of five children. She is very active in her local community serving on several local committees in the Bethel area including: Bethel Budget Committee, Bethel Comprehensive Committee, Oxford County Soil and Water District, Senior Plus Advisory Committee and serves as Bethel Senior Citizens President.

In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking and family entertaining.

State & Local Government Committee

The Joint Standing Committee on State & Local Government reviews legislation pertaining to State government, including the Legislature, state property,  public purchasing and contracts, state agencies and government organization, state employment, oversight of state officials, periodic review of State Government Evaluation Act; Maine State Archives; administrative procedures, boards and commissions, state holidays and designations, and capitol area planning; county government, including regional planning, budget process and county officials; municipal and local government, including deorganization and consolidation, planning and regulation, land use; discontinued and abandoned roads and cemeteries.

Featured Legislation:

Reached for comment on LD 1044, Rep. Head was pleased to report that she had secured several co-sponsors on a bipartisan basis: “There is so much more we should be doing to support patients who are stricken with childhood cancer, along with the families who deserve to know that Maine is doing what we can to promote research close to home.”

Contact Information

Email: Frances.Head@legislature.maine.gov

Mail: 2 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Constituent Services

Congratulatory letters, Legislative Sentiments, flags flown over the Capitol, assistance with state departments, general comments or questions about legislative matters. 

Sponsored Legislation (2019-2020)

LD 77(HP63)
An Act To Increase the Homestead Property Tax Exemption to $50,000 for Persons 75 Years of Age and Older
LD 192(HP155)
An Act To Require an Annual Report on the Activities of the Maine Child Welfare Advisory Panel
LD 222(HP185)
An Act To Prohibit Child Care Providers from Requiring Payment during Vacation Closures
LD 225(HP188)
An Act Regarding Transportation Management Software and School Bus Replacement
LD 373(HP282)
An Act To Provide MaineCare Coverage for Dental Services to Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder
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 426(HP335)
An Act To Increase the Beverage Container Redemption Reimbursement To Offset Minimum Wage Increases
LD 541(HP398)
Resolve, To Reduce Food Waste in Schools
LD 691(HP511)
An Act Regarding County Jail Funding
LD 751(HP556)
An Act To Reinstate the State Property Tax Deferral Program for Maine’s Senior Homeowners
LD 852(HP626)
An Act To Enhance the Coordination of Benefits, Assessments and Expansion of Continuing Education Programs for Young Adults with Disabilities after High School
LD 940(HP695)
An Act To Increase the Number of Franklin County Commissioners
LD 1021(SP300)
An Act To Require the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services To Pay Court-appointed Attorneys for Certain Probate Court Cases
LD 1033(HP763)
An Act To Protect Children from Accidental Injury Due to Unsafe Storage of Firearms
LD 1044(HP774)
An Act To Advance Children’s Cancer Research in Maine
LD 1123(SP343)
An Act Regarding Telecommunications Infrastructure Costs
LD 1168(HP851)
Resolve, To Improve Maine’s Response to Childhood Trauma
LD 1171(SP357)
An Act To Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence and To Support Survivors
LD 1198(SP373)
An Act To Ensure Transparency and Participation in Maine Water Districts
LD 1213(HP877)
An Act To Repeal the Ranked-choice Voting Law
LD 1228(HP889)
Resolve, Requiring the Department of Health and Human Services To Create a Limited Benefit MaineCare Card for Individuals Eligible for the Medicare Savings Program
LD 1252(HP913)
An Act Regarding Snowmobile Registration Fees
LD 1568(HP1130)
An Act Authorizing the Deorganization of Magalloway Plantation
LD 2029(SP719)
An Act To Make March Maine Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
LD 2096(HP1493)
An Act To Save Lives by Capping the Out-of-pocket Cost of Certain Medications

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