This Week in the States

For the Week of September 21, 2020

8 state legislatures are actively meeting this week, including 1 state holding a special session. View our legislative session calendar here.

States in Session

 

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

 

STATE AND LOCAL HIGHLIGHTS

CALIFORNIA

The West Hollywood City Council will meet September 21 to consider requiring grocery stores to have an employee posted at the entrance during the hours of operation to enforce all relevant public health requirements. Contact John Musso

COLORADO

The Denver Mayor-Council will meet September 22 to consider an ordinance capping the fees for third-party food delivery systems. Contact John Musso

NEW HAMPSHIRE

The House Education Committee will hold a work session September 22 regarding HB 1512, which permits a school to partner with a nonprofit to freeze unserved school food to send home with children who participate in a free or reduced price meals program. Contact Rob Phillips

The House Environment and Agriculture Committee will hold a work session September 23 regarding HB 1422, which establishes a moratorium on the issuance of permits for new landfills or the expansion of existing landfills. Contact Rob Phillips

OREGON

The Department of Education will hold a public hearing September 24 regarding proposed amendments pertaining to the Farm-to-School Grant Program. The rules establish the administration of the program including definitions and eligibility requirements. Contact Amy Cole

WASHINGTON

The Health Care Authority will hold a public hearing and accept comments until September 22 regarding proposed rule amendments addressing qualifications for Medicaid managed care organizations Contact Lucas Childers

 

GROUPS

The Environmental Council of the States will hold its Fall Meeting September 22-24 virtually. Contact Mark Anderson

The International City County Management Association will hold its UNITE Conference September 23-26 virtually. Contact Stephanie Reich

The National Council of Insurance Legislators will hold its Summer Meeting September 24-26 in Alexandria, Virginia. Contact Robert Holden