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Representative Mark Blier [Republican]
Buxton ~ District 22

Towns in District: Limington, part of Standish, part of Buxton and part of Limerick

Would be term limited: 2026
Campaign funding in 2018 Election: Maine Clean Elections Act

Joint Committees:
♦ Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services

✉ Mark.Blier@legislature.maine.gov
☎ 1-800-423-2900

✉ 50 Hall Road
Buxton, Maine 04093


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Representative Blier did not serve in the 128th Maine legislature - no scorecards available.


Has not sponsored any legislation as of last update of this site.

LD 160 An Act To Add Instruction in Personal Finance to the Statewide System of Learning Results Status: Referred to Education and Cultural Affairs Committee, Dead, Concurrence in Ought Not to Pass, March 26, 2019
LD 160
This bill requires the Department of Education to add instruction in personal finance to the statewide system of learning results and to adopt rules accordingly.

LD 552 An Act Relating to Penalties for an Employer for the Retail Sale of Tobacco Products to a Minor when the Employer Possesses a Driver's License Reader Status: Referred to Health and Human Services Committee, Dead, Joint rule 310.3, April 30, 2019
LD 552
This bill provides that an employer who sells tobacco products and who has an electronic age verification device is not subject to a civil violation if a person employed by the employer does not use the electronic age verification device to verify a person's age for the sale of tobacco products and sells a tobacco product to a person who has not attained 21 years of age.

LD 650 An Act To Strengthen Maine's Landowner Relations Program Status: Referred to Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee, Work session held, May 8, 2019, carried over to any regular or special session per Joint Order HP 1322
LD 650
This bill provides ongoing funding for 5 additional Deputy Game Warden positions and associated costs in the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

LD 815 An Act To Regulate the Issuance of Short-term, Limited-duration Health Insurance Policies in the State Status: Referred to Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee, Dead, Joint rule 310.3, May 14, 2019
LD 815
This bill limits the issuance of short-term, limited-duration individual health insurance policies in this State to policies with a term that is 3 months or less and further restricts an insurer or the insurer's agent or broker from issuing a short-term, limited-duration policy that replaces a prior short-term, limited-duration policy if the combined term of the new policy and all prior successive policies exceeds 3 months in any 12-month period.

The bill also requires that insurers make specific written disclosures related to the terms and benefits of the policies in at least 14-point type, including the types of benefits and consumer protections that are and are not included in the policies.

The requirements of the bill apply to policies issued or renewed in this State on or after January 1, 2020.

LD 911 An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Promote Land Conservation, Working Waterfronts, Water Access and Outdoor Recreation Status: Referred to Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, carried over to any regular or special session per Joint Order HP 1322
LD 911
The funds provided by this bond issue, in the amount of $95,000,000, will be used to provide funds for the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Parks and Lands and the Land for Maine's Future Board.

LD 1281 Resolve, To Create a Committee To Explore Regional Cooperation for Affordable Health Insurance Status: Referred to Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee, Dead, Joint rule 310.3, May 23, 2019
LD 1281
This resolve establishes the Committee To Explore Regional Cooperation for Affordable Health Insurance, which is required to study providing a more affordable health insurance option to middle-income individuals and small businesses, including convening a multistate conference to draft a proposal for a nonprofit health insurance cooperative.

LD 1389 An Act To Address Transparency, Accountability and Oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers Status: Referred to Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee, Dead, Joint rule 310.3, May 2, 2019
LD 1389
This bill requires that pharmacy benefit managers, which are entities that manage an insurer's prescription drug coverage, be registered by the Department of Health and Human Services. It sets standards for registration including:
  • 1. Allowing the department to revoke, suspend or place on probation a pharmacy benefit manager's registration for fraudulent activities, to protect the safety and interest of a consumer or if the pharmacy benefit manager violates state law;
  • 2. Setting out required pharmacy benefit manager business practices, including:
    • A. Placing a fiduciary duty on the managers with respect to the insurers who are the managers' clients;
    • B. Prohibiting the manager from entering into a contract that prohibits a pharmacy or pharmacist from recommending a lower cost or alternative prescription medication than the medication under a covered person's prescription drug plan;
    • C. Prohibiting the manager from requiring accreditation or certification for a pharmacy inconsistent with, more stringent than or in addition to those required by the Maine Board of Pharmacy and other state and federal authorities;
    • D. Limiting the amount of payment required by a covered person for a prescription drug at the point of sale; and
    • E. Prohibiting conflicts of interest; and
  • 3. Requiring an annual report from a pharmacy benefit manager that details the rebates received by the pharmacy benefit manager from pharmaceutical manufacturers for use of the manufacturers' prescription drugs and the disposition of those rebates.


LD 1450 Resolve, To Mitigate the Increasing Waiting List for Services under the MaineCare Section 21 Waiver Program Status: Referred to Health and Human Services Committee, Dead, Joint rule 310.3, May 21, 2019
LD 1450
This resolve establishes a 2-year pilot project to provide housing to adults with intellectual disabilities or autism spectrum disorder who are on the waiting list for home and community-based benefits provided under the Department of Health and Human Services rule Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter II, Section 21. The pilot project must be modeled on a program operated in the Town of Kittery by A House for ME and must provide housing to 2 to 3 residents in each home and, with the assistance of community volunteers, assist those residents in becoming active, contributing members of the community.

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