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For the Week of September 26, 2016 

The following 5 state legislatures are meeting actively this week: CONNECTICUT, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, OHIO and PENNSYLVANIA.

Also meeting: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA and GUAM.

Groups

The Southern States Energy Board will hold its Annual Meeting September 25-27 in Rogers, Arkansas. Mark Anderson at mda@stateside.com

The National Association of State Procurement Officials will hold its Annual Conference September 25-28 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Steve Arthur at sca@stateside.com

The International City County Management Association will hold its Annual Conference September 25-28 in Kansas City, Missouri. Stephanie Reich at sr@stateside.com

The Environmental Council of the States will hold its Fall Meeting September 26-28 in Wheeling, West Virginia. Mark Anderson at mda@stateside.com

The Community Leaders of America will hold its Mayors Caucus Fall National Conference September 28-29 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Michael Behm at mjb@stateside.com

The Republican Legislative Campaign Committee will hold its Fall Meeting September 28-30 in Incline Village, Nevada. Michael Behm at mjb@stateside.com

Women in Government will hold its Annual Southern & 18th Annual Eastern Regional Conferences September 29-October 1 in Bar Harbor, Maine. Stephanie Reich at sr@stateside.com

The National Emergency Management Association will hold its Annual Emergency Management Policy & Leadership Forum October 1-4 in Chicago, Illinois. Meghan Holihan at msh@stateside.com

ALASKA

The Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing September 27 regarding proposed amendments to various oil and gas rules. Chris Johnson at cj@stateside.com

CALIFORNIA

The Board of Pharmacy will accept comments until September 26 regarding proposed amendments to a rule governing the renewal requirements for nonresident wholesalers and nonresident pharmacies. Melissa Martin at mpf@stateside.com

The Senate Committee on Health will hold an informational hearing September 29 to discuss drug and epi-pen pricing. Zack Cairns at zc@stateside.com

FLORIDA

The Department of Environmental Protection will hold public meetings September 28-29 to discuss amendments to quality assurance rules. Becky Lukaesko at bml@stateside.com

INDIANA

The Interim Study Committee on Public Policy will meet September 27 to discuss the history of alcohol in the state, the conflicts in the alcohol law and the fiscal impact of the alcohol industry in the state. Tyler Jones at tdj@stateside.com

MASSACHUSETTS

The Board of Registration will accept comments until September 26 regarding proposed amendments to rules impacting pharmacist and pharmacy technician licensure. Melissa Martin at mpf@stateside.com

NEW JERSEY

The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee will hold a public hearing September 26 regarding S.B. 468, which requires the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to promulgate standards and regulations concerning safe handling of hazardous drugs by health care personnel. Allison Rollins at sar@stateside.com

The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee will hold a public hearing September 26 regarding S.B. 291, which authorizes health care practitioners to provide health care services through telemedicine. Allison Rollins at sar@stateside.com

The Senate Economic Growth Committee will hold a public hearing September 29 regarding S.B. 2395, which requires the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to establish a manufacturing business assistance program within the Authority. Michael Dole at mid@stateside.com

NEW MEXICO

The Water and Natural Resources Committee will meet September 29-30 to discuss ground water regulations in the state. Tyler Jones at tdj@stateside.com

NEW YORK

The Department of Environmental Conservation will hold a public hearing September 30 regarding proposed amendments to rules governing waste fuels. Melissa Martin at mpf@stateside.com

VERMONT

The Department of Public Service will accept comments until September 27 regarding drafted amendments to interconnection and net metering standards. Chris Johnson at cj@stateside.com

The Department of Financial Regulation will accept comments until September 27 regarding proposed new rules requiring online posting of prescription drug formularies. Chris Johnson at cj@stateside.com