This Week in the States

For the Week of June 27, 2022

View our legislative session calendar here.     

  • In session or committee meetings: Blue
  • Upcoming or in special session: Red
  • Adjourned or in recess: Grey

Also meeting: PUERTO RICO, GUAM, NORTH MARIANA ISLANDS and UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS. 

2022 Legislative Meeting Plans

ARIZONA

Adjourned June 24

CALIFORNIA

The Last Day for Policy Committees to pass bills is July 1

Summer Recess Begins July 1 and will last throughout the month

DELAWARE

Adjourns June 30

NORTH CAROLINA

Adjourns June 30

RHODE ISLAND

Adjourns June 25

SOUTH CAROLINA

Reconvened Session begins on June 28 and ends on June 30

STATE AND LOCAL HIGHLIGHTS 

STATE AND LOCAL LEGISLATURES MEETING THIS WEEK:

Here are some state and local highlights taking place this week. View everything that's happening around all 50 states by visiting our website.

CALIFORNIA

The Assembly Business and Professions Committee will hold a hearing on June 28 regarding California SB 1475. This measure relates to registered nurses, authorizing registered nurses to be in charge of the collection of blood for a blood bank and to be physically present or available via telehealth for the collection of blood.

Contact: Matthew Lidz

The Senate Environmental Quality Committee will hold a hearing on June 28 regarding California AB 2026. This measure requires certain e-commerce ships to reduce the total weight and number of units of e-commerce plastic packaging used to ship or transport products in or into the state.

Contact: Stephanie Obieroma

On June 28, the Board of Supervisors will hold a hearing considering recommendations regarding fee caps for small cell wireless facilities.

Contact: Stephanie Rojo

On June 28, the La Cañada Flintridge City Council will consider the approval of resolutions authorizing city participation in the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program.

Contact: Stephanie Rojo

The Assembly Governmental Organization Committee will hold a hearing on June 29 regarding California SB 1198. This measure addresses beer direct shipper permits. 

Contact: Thomas Bamforth

The Assembly Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing on June 29 regarding California SB 1415. This measure requires banks to report the amount of revenue earned from overdraft fees. 

Contact: Mark Salters

DELAWARE

The House Administration Committee will hold a hearing on June 29 regarding Delaware HB 488. This measure prohibits sellers from imposing surcharges on credit card transactions. 

Contact: Carson Fort

MARYLAND

On June 27, the Baltimore City Council will consider an ordinance granting a tax credit for dwellings using a solar energy device or geothermal energy device on their property. 

Contact: Stephanie Rojo

PENNSYLVANIA

The House Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on June 28 regarding Pennsylvania SB 1171. This measure relates to trucking sizes, requiring vehicles transporting pulpwood or wood chips from a source to a pulp mill must be a minimum five-axle combination - three-axle truck tractor or a minimum of six-axle combination - three-axle truck tractor. 

Contact: Alex Aceto

SOUTH CAROLINA

On June 28, the Folly Beach City Council will consider amending the Code of Ordinances by changing the requirements for business licenses and rental registration permits for short-term rentals.

Contact: Stephanie Rojo

 

GROUPS

GOPAC

Annual Emerging Leaders Summit

Santa Barbara, CA

June 27 - June 29

Contact: Kiley Smith

National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)

Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting

Charleston, WV

June 29 - June 30

Contact: Mark Anderson

Midwest Association of State Departments of Agriculture (MASDA)

Regional Meeting

June 26 - June 30

Chicago, IL

Contact: Michael Behm