This Week in the States

For the Week of June 24, 2019

12 state legislatures are actively meeting this week. View our legislative session calendar here. 

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

STATE AND LOCAL HIGHLIGHTS

ARIZONA

The Phoenix City Council will meet June 26 to consider a proposed shared electric scooter pilot program. Contact John Giguere

DELAWARE

The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn sine die June 30. Contact Ryan Reynolds

FLORIDA

The Department of Financial Services will hold a public hearing June 26 regarding proposed amendments to a rule concerning health insurance policies. Contact Becky Lukaesko

IOWA

The Insurance Division will hold a public hearing and accept comments until June 27 regarding proposed amendments updating the annual report requirements for pharmacy benefit managers. Contact Meghan Monahan

LOUISIANA

The Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing June 27 regarding proposed amendments to its rules addressing Clean Air Act regulatory permits for boilers, process heaters and cooling towers. Contact Nick Colombo

The Department of Health will accept comments until June 29 regarding proposed amendments to the Home and Community-Based Services waivers provider requirements. Contact Nick Colombo

MASSACHUSETTS

The Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development Committee will hold a public hearing June 25 regarding SB 1071, which requires an awarding authority for procurement contracts to ensure that bidders have not violated any Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations. Contact Yujia Sun

The Join Labor and Workforce Development Committee will hold a public hearing June 25 regarding HB 1659, which establishes that an employer or potential employer is prohibited from using a consumer report in connection with an employment purpose, or requiring an employee or applicant to answer a question about the contents of a consumer report or the information contained in it regarding credit worthiness, credit standing or credit capacity, with certain exceptions. Contact Ryan Reynolds

NEW HAMPSHIRE

The House Municipal and County Government Committee will hold a public hearing June 25 regarding HB 559, which states that any locality may by ordinance prohibit the distribution, sale, and purchase of products that contribute to plastic pollution which is harming the State environment, including the coastal marine environment. Contact Constantine Costidis

OREGON

The Wood Village City Council will meet June 27 to consider an ordinance regarding Commercial Food Waste Recycling. Contact John Musso

The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn sine die June 30. Contact Steven Fearnow

VIRGINIA

The Waste Management Board will accept comments until June 26 regarding amendments to the medical waste management regulations. Contact Becky Lukaesko

GROUPS AND EVENTS

The United States Conference of Mayors will hold its Annual Meeting June 28-July 1 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Contact Stephanie Reich

The National Association of Secretaries of State will hold its Summer Conference June 30-July 2 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Contact Meghan Holihan