Paul LePage's veto of bill to protect living organ donors overridden in House

MAINE SUN JOURNAL | Associated Press
Maine Gov. Paul LePage is opposing a law to prohibit certain insurers from considering a person's status as a living organ donor. The Maine HOuse overrode the veto last week 146-0.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine's Republican governor is opposing a law to prohibit certain insurers from considering a person's status as a living organ donor.

Gov. Paul LePage vetoed the bill Tuesday and said it would make Maine one of the only states in the nation to prohibit life, long-term care and disability insurers from such a consideration. The bill wouldn't apply to health insurance, which already has such protections.

The House on Thursday voted 146-0 to override LePage's veto. The bill goes to the Senate. Continue reading
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