Maine Youth in Government is a program that allows any High School student in Maine to participate in a program that allows a them hands on experience in how Maine's Legislative process works. There is no other program that gives students this type of opportunity
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2015 Program Time Line
August 15th, 2015 Online Registration opens
August 15th, 2015 Bill submission begins
October 15th, 2015 Caucus Session A
October 20th 2015 Caucus Session B
October 20th, 2015 Discount for bill submission
October 26th, 2015 Caucus Session C
October 30th, 2015 Deadline for Bills
November 1st, 2015 Deadline for Hotel Rooms
November 9th, 2015 Registration Fees Deadline
November 12th, 2015 Leadership Training Event
November 13th, 2015 YIG in ME 2015 starts
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REGISTER FOR 2015 YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAM
SUBMIT YOUR BILL HERE BE ONE OF FIRST 100.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW
Youth Governor Patrick Grady
Receiving his Governor Pin from former Maine Youth Governors Will Cadigan, Jay Gobeil, and Ben Goodman
4 Maine Youth Governor's all from Kennebunk, Jay did go to Chevrus HS.
Jay Gobeil, Patrick Grady, Will Caddigan, and Ben Goodman
Congratulations to Best Bill Award Winner
Samuel Kupiec of Maine School of Science and Math
Bill # 310
5 cent deposit on cigarette butts.
Click here to see results of all bills from YIG in ME 2014
Business & Labor and Education Committee Bills # 101 to 217
Financial Affairs and Health & Human Service Committee Bills # 301 to 417
Justice and Natural Resources Committee Bill # 501 to 618
PLANS FOR THE 2015 PROGRAM
- New plans for Saturday evening.
- House Chairs will attend Leadership Training Event.
- INCENTIVES TO SUBMIT BILLS
- Only first 90 bills submitted will be accepted
- Youth Governor will be required to submit 8 to 10 bils
- Committee Chairs, Committee Co-Chais, and Cabinet member will be required to Sponsor at least 1 bill
- Any bill submitted prior to Caucus Session # 2 will get SPONSOR only a $5.00 discount on Registration