Increasing visibility and influence of Maine’s life sciences industry

BioME works in a non-partisan manner with our members, policy members, partners and the public to:

  • MONITOR current state legislation that affects our members and the life science community in Maine.
  • EDUCATE policy makers and government agencies on state economy, needs, challenges and legislative priorities.
  • INFORM our membership and the general public on current legislation that may affect the life science industry in Maine.
  • COLLABORATE with partners, policymakers and other organizations for positive life science advocacy outcomes.

2022 Legislative Priorities:

2022 State Legislative Tracker:

308An Act To Promote Research And Development In The State By Increasing And Marketing The Research Expense Tax Credit (SP 134)
481An Act to Propose A General Fund Bond Issue To Train Workers In High-Demand Sectors And Support The State's 10-Year Economic Plan Goal Of Increasing Wages By 10 Percent (HP355)
831An Act to Aid Workforce Development (HP 599)
892An Act To Implement The Recommendations Of The Governor's Economic Recovery Committee (HP 648)
919An Act To Advance Maine's Economic Growth By Investing In Innovative, Next-Generation Technology And Research (HP 675)
1771Resolve, To Establish The Advisory Panel To Better Understand And Make Recommendations Regarding The Implications Of Genome-Editing Technology For The Citizens Of The State (HP 1322)
1793An Act To Support Statewide Economic Recovery Through Strategic Investments (HP 1334)

For more information and to see current legislative status of the bills, please click below. The tracker is updated weekly.


Take Action

There are many ways for our members and community to get involved in advocacy; stay informed on active legislation related to the life sciences industry, sign or write letters to policy-makers, testify on behalf of the industry or attend advocacy-related events. Your voice is important!


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