Rep. Joel Stetkis

Proudly Serving House District 105:

Cambridge, Canaan, Hartland, Palmyra, Ripley and St. Albans

Representative Joel Stetkis serves on the Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business Committee

Joel is a self-employed residential contractor living in Canaan with his wife Denise. He is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force where he served 4 years.

Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business

This Committee has jurisdiction over all new bills pertaining to Business regulation, including automobile and fuel sales; retail pricing; franchising; advertising; real estate practices; professional and occupational licensing; consumer protection; Finance Authority of Maine (FAME), including student assistance programs at Finance Authority of Maine; economic development; economic planning and development agencies; venture capital and trade programs; opportunity zones; import competition; product marketing; research and development; technology commercialization; technology transfers; tourism; and defense facility conversion.

“My priorities will be, Freemarket proposals to increase opportunities for Rural Maine and opposing wasteful, unproductive handouts of the taxpayers hard earned income.”

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: Joel.Stetkis@legislature.maine.gov

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Sponsored Legislation (2019-2020)

LD 35(HP36)
An Act To Exempt All Disabled Veterans in Maine from All Income Tax and To Increase Their Homestead Exemption to $50,000
LD 41(HP42)
An Act To Replace Net Energy Billing with a Market-based Mechanism
LD 163(SP50)
An Act Regarding Property Tax Relief for Veterans
LD 186(HP149)
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Specify the Qualifications of Electors
LD 208(HP171)
An Act Regarding Small Claims Court Jurisdiction
LD 255(SP67)
Resolution, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require That Signatures on a Direct Initiative of Legislation Come from Each Congressional District
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 435(SP113)
An Act To Provide for the 2019 and 2020 Allocations of the State Ceiling on Private Activity Bonds
LD 612(HP440)
An Act To Promote Youth Employment
LD 652(HP473)
An Act To Modify Maine’s Ice Fishing Laws with Respect to Cusk Fishing
LD 654(HP475)
An Act Regarding Instruction in Civics in Secondary Schools
LD 655(HP476)
An Act To Allow Municipalities To Send Separate Tax Bills for Municipal and County and School Taxes
LD 741(HP546)
An Act To Return Surplus Money to Maine Taxpayers
LD 749(HP554)
An Act To Increase the Transparency of the “Maine Open Checkbook” Website
LD 784(SP228)
An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits
LD 808(SP244)
An Act To Create a Youth Wage
LD 824(HP598)
An Act To Allow a Municipality To Opt Out of Collecting Personal Property and Business Equipment Taxes
LD 830(HP604)
An Act To Balance Maine’s Minimum Wage for Small and Large Employers
LD 873(HP647)
An Act To Limit Registration Fees on Water Well Drilling Equipment To Encourage Purchasing of Modern Equipment for Rural Well Construction
LD 926(HP681)
An Act To Protect Hospital Employees from Assault
LD 963(HP718)
An Act To Exempt Overtime Pay from Individual Income Tax
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 1102(HP806)
An Act To Remove a Reference to Constables in the Law Governing Execution of Process
LD 1213(HP877)
An Act To Repeal the Ranked-choice Voting Law
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 1255(HP916)
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require Referenda To Receive 60 Percent of the Vote To Become Law
LD 1302(HP945)
An Act To Remove Vacancy Provisions for Certain Positions in County Government
LD 1454(HP1066)
An Act Concerning Elections in Maine Congressional Districts
LD 1502(SP464)
An Act To Expand Access to the Workforce through Apprenticeships
LD 1579(HP1141)
An Act To Allow Municipalities To Stock Ponds in Their Areas with Fish
LD 1791(HP1273)
An Act To Amend Licensure for Professional Engineers

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