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Maine has no legislation targeting advocacy for Palestinian rights in effect. An anti-boycott bill introduced in March 2017 died between houses in May 2017.

State Legislation

Defeated Legislation

LD 882/SP 282
Defeated On
May 2017
Anti-boycott, State Contracts
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Read LD 882/SP 282 

LD 882/SP 282 is an anti-boycott bill that prohibits state contracts or grants unless they include a written certification that the person is not currently, and will not for the duration of the contract or grant, boycott Israel. It does not apply to contracts and grants worth less than $1,000 or contractors who bid at least 20% less than other bidders. The bill also prohibits public entities from boycotting Israel or persons or entities doing business in Israel or territories occupied by Israel.

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