This Week in the States

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For the Week of August 13, 2018

3 state legislatures are meeting actively this week.

Also meeting: GUAM.

Groups

The National Academy for State Health Policy will hold its Annual Conference August 15-17 in Jacksonville, Florida. Kelsey Lovell at kal@stateside.com

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ALABAMA

The Department of Environmental Management will hold a commission meeting August 17 regarding proposed amendments to a rule concerning air permits authorizing construction in clean air areas. Madison Hetzner at mah@stateside.com

CALIFORNIA

The Senate Appropriations Committee will hold a public hearing August 13 regarding A.B. 2832, which requires the Secretary for Environmental Protection, on or before April 1, 2019, to convene the Lithium-Ion Car Battery Recycling Advisory Group to review policies pertaining to the recovery and recycling of lithium-ion batteries sold with motor vehicles in the state, and would require the secretary to appoint members to the committee from specified departments, vocations and organizations. Japer Bowles at jpb@stateside.com

The Assembly Committee on Appropriations will hold a public hearing August 15 regarding S.B. 212, which establishes a state-wide drug take-back program to be enforced by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery and imposes requirements on manufacturers and pharmacies. Thomas Waldrop at tw1@stateside.com

CONNECTICUT

A primary election will be held August 14 for all House and Senate seats. Jermaine Collins at jac@stateside.com

The gubernatorial primary election will be held August 14. Jermaine Collins at jac@stateside.com

The primary election for Attorney General will be held August 14. Jermaine Collins at jac@stateside.com

FLORIDA

The Broward County Commission will meet August 14 to consider a motion to discuss increasing the living wage paid to covered employees, and amending the index used for calculating future adjustments to the living wage; and a motion to direct the Office of the County Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the Living Wage Ordinance consistent with the Board’s discussion. Peter Finn at pf@stateside.com

The Board of Pharmacy will accept comments until August 16 regarding proposed amendments to several rules addressing the new Class III Institutional Pharmacy permit. Zack Cairns at zc@stateside.com

MINNESOTA

A primary election will be held August 14 for all House seats. Jennifer Janson at jtj@stateside.com

The gubernatorial primary election will be held August 14. Jennifer Janson at jtj@stateside.com

The primary election for Attorney General will be held August 14. Jennifer Janson at jtj@stateside.com

NEW YORK

The Ulster County Legislature will meet August 14 to consider a proposed law promoting the use of reusable bags and regulating the use of plastic carryout bags and recyclable paper carryout bags. Peter Finn at pf@stateside.com

NORTH CAROLINA

The Medical Board will hold a public hearing August 17 regarding proposed amendments to the controlled substances rule for reporting criteria. Melissa Martin at mpf@stateside.com

OREGON

The Health Authority will hold a public hearing August 16 regarding proposed changes to pharmaceutical services program rules. Amy Cole at amc@stateside.com

VERMONT

A primary election will be held August 14 for all House and Senate seats. Andrew O'Connor at aso@stateside.com

The gubernatorial primary election will be held August 14. Andrew O'Connor at aso@stateside.com

The primary election for Attorney General will be held August 14. Andrew O'Connor at aso@stateside.com

WISCONSIN

A primary election will be held August 14 for all Assembly and 17 Senate seats. Ryan Reynolds at rhr@stateside.com

The gubernatorial primary election will be held August 14. Ryan Reynolds at rhr@stateside.com

The primary election for Attorney General will be held August 14. Ryan Reynolds at rhr@stateside.com

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