This Week in the States

For the Week of November 30, 2020

7 state legislatures are actively meeting this week, including 2 states holding special sessions. View our legislative session calendar here.

States in Session

 

Also meeting: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, GUAM and UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS.

 

STATE AND LOCAL HIGHLIGHTS

MICHIGAN

The Senate Families, Seniors and Veterans Committee will hold a public hearing December 1 regarding SB 1222, which  amends State Public Health Code to grant licensure, without examination, to veterans, military service members and their dependents who hold an out-of-state license or registration. Contact Brittany Hallak

MISSOURI

The HealthNet Division will accept comments until December 2 regarding proposed rule amendments which would update the Medicaid drug prior authorization review process. Contact Meghan Monahan

MONTANA

The Department of Labor and Industry will accept comments until December 4 regarding proposed amendments to update the prevailing wage rates for building construction services, heavy construction services, highway construction services and nonconstruction services. Contact Vijnata Trivedi

OHIO

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will hold a public hearing December 1 regarding HB 202, which establishes the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Committee. Contact Robert Phillips

The Senate Insurance and Financial Institutions Committee will hold a public hearing December 1 regarding SB 305, which requires health plan issuers to cover telemedicine services during a state of emergency. Contact Ryann Woods

UTAH

The Salt Lake City Council will meet December 1 to consider a resolution regarding the 2020 City Water Conservation Plan. Contact Stephanie Rojo

The West Valley City Council will meet December 1 to consider an item regarding fast food establishments with drive-up windows. Contact Stephanie Rojo

WASHINGTON

The Department of Commerce will hold a public hearing and accept comments until December 2 regarding proposed rules concerning the implementation of the Clean Energy Transformation Act. Contact Vijnata Trivedi

GROUPS

The Council of State Governments will hold its National Conference Reimagined October 26-December 18 virtually. Contact Stephanie Reich

The National Association of Attorneys General will hold its Capitol Forum December 2-3 virtually. Contact Steve Arthur

The American Legislative Exchange Council will hold its States & Nations Policy Summit December 2-4 virtually. Contact Michael Behm

GOPAC will hold its Gavel In: 2021 Session event December 3 in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Contact Kiley Smith

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will hold its Fall National Meeting December 3-4, 7-9 virtually. Contact Robert Holden

The Republican Legislative Campaign Committee will hold its Club 100 Retreat December 6-8 virtually. Contact Kiley Smith