Judiciary (JUD)

Committee Room: Room 438, State House
Phone: (207) 287-1327
Audio: www.maine.gov/legis/audio/judiciary_cmte.html
Mailing Address: Committee on Judiciary, c/o Legislative Information, 100 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
Committee Jurisdiction
Judicial system organization and budget; criminal procedure; civil procedure; civil actions, including torts and medical malpractice; Maine Tort Claims Act; liability; immunity; child protection; family law; domestic relations; child support; adoption; legal services; attorneys; Attorney General; District Attorneys; abortion and reproductive rights; civil rights; medical rights; human rights; Maine Human Rights Commission; protection from harassment; protection from abuse; guardianship and conservatorship; probate law; property law; property rights; unclaimed property; business and nonprofit organizations; Uniform Commercial Code; laws relating to Maine’s Indian Tribes, including the Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act; Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission; freedom of access, confidentiality and privacy laws; and errors and inconsistencies.
Committee Members
Senator Linda M. Valentino (D-York), Chair
Senator John L. Tuttle, Jr. (D-York)
Senator David C. Burns (R-Washington)
Representative Charles R. Priest (D-Brunswick), Chair
Representative Kimberly J. Monaghan-Derrig (D-Cape Elizabeth)
Representative Jennifer DeChant (D-Bath)
Representative Matthew W. Moonen (D-Portland)
Representative Stephen W. Moriarty (D-Cumberland)
Representative Lisa Renee Villa (D-Harrison)
Representative Jarrod S. Crockett (R-Bethel)
Representative Michael G. Beaulieu (R-Auburn)
Representative Anita Peavey Haskell (R-Milford)
Representative Stacey K. Guerin (R-Glenburn)
Representative Wayne T. Mitchell (Penobscot Nation)