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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 (Tentative)

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   Last day for discount for bill submission

October 26th, 2015   Caucus Session C

October 30th, 2015  Deadline for Bills

November 1st, 2015   Deadline for Hotel Room Assignment

November 9th, 2015   Registration Fees in to Program Director

November 12th, 2015 Leadership Training Event

November 13th, 2015 YIG in ME 2015 starts

    

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW

YOUTH GOVERNOR

 

Patrick Grady 

Kennebunk HS 

 

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

 

Check back soon for evaluation results and new plans for 2015.

 

  • Some ideas may include a discussion board, photo gallery
  • New plans for Saturday evening.
  • Bill submitted prior to Caucus Session # 2 will get SPONSOR only a $5.00 discount on Registration
  • Only first 90 bills submitted will be accepted
  • Committee Chairs, Committee Co-Chais, and Cabinet member will be required to Sponsor at least 1 bill
  • Youth Governor will be required to submit 8 to 10 bils
  • House Chairs will attend Leadership Training Event.
 

CONTRIBUTING SPONSOR OF MAINE YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT