This Week in the States

For the Week of January 11, 2021

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

States in Session

 

Also meeting: PUERTO RICO and UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS.

 

STATE AND LOCAL HIGHLIGHTS

CALIFORNIA

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors will meet January 12 to receive a report from the Office of the County Executive recommending new protections for essential workers in the Fast Food Industry and Limited Service Restaurants. Contact John Musso

COLORADO

The Denver Finance and Government Committee will meet January 12 to consider a bill that would extend the sunset date for the existing limit on the fee amount that can be charged for third-party food delivery services to restaurants. Contact John Musso

FLORIDA

The House Pandemics and Emergencies Committee will hold a public hearing January 13 regarding HB 7, which amends code to create requirements for a civil action based on a COVID-19-related claim. Contact Francisco Chang

MARYLAND

The House Environment and Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing January 15 regarding HB 61, which establishes the Statewide Green Business Certification Program. Contact Stephanie Obieroma

MISSISSIPPI

The Board of Pharmacy will accept comments until January 12 regarding proposed amendments to the general provisions regarding compounding pharmacies. Contact Radha Inguva

NORTH DAKOTA

The Senate Finance and Taxation Committee will hold a public hearing January 12 regarding SB 2137, which provides a sales and use tax exemption for enterprise information technology equipment and computer software used in a qualified data center. Contact Jessica Holt

NEW JERSEY

The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee will hold a public hearing January 14 regarding SB 2506, which creates state code to enter New Jersey into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact. Contact Megan Friebe

NEW YORK

The Department of Health will accept comments until January 15 regarding proposed a Medicaid 1115 Demonstration waiver addressing Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare and Medicaid eligibility and enrollment and Medicare Advantage Contact Meghan Monahan

OKLAHOMA

The Board of Nursing will accept comments until January 15 regarding proposed amendments to the rule regarding requirements for registration and licensure as a registered nurse. Contact Mitchell Sobolevksy

UTAH

The Department of Agriculture and Food will accept comments until January 14 regarding proposed rules concerning academic medical cannabis research, including a rule concerning cannabis waste disposal. Contact Cecilia Perez

GROUPS

There are no groups events to report.