This Week in the States

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018

by Stateside Associates














This Week in the States








FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 1, 2018




FOUR STATE LEGISLATURES ARE MEETING ACTIVELY THIS WEEK








Also meeting: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA and GUAM.










GROUPS




The National Association of State Budget Officers will hold its Fall Meeting October 4-5 in Alexandria, Virginia.


Meghan Holihan at msh@stateside.com












ALABAMA




The Medicaid Agency will accept comments until October 5 regarding proposed amendments to rules related to definitions, eligibility and descriptions of covered services, limitations and exclusions.


Madison Hetzner at mah@stateside.com




DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA




The Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety will hold a public hearing October 4 regarding B. 22-445, which removes the prohibition on the operation of needle exchange programs near schools.


Jermaine Collins at jac@stateside.com




FLORIDA




The Department of Revenue will accept comments until October 5 regarding proposed amendments to rules concerning forms and corporate, estate and intangible taxes.


Becky Lukaesko at bml@stateside.com




GEORGIA




The Senate Study Committee on Certificate of Need Reform will meet on October 1 to receive a presentation on the Certificate of Need requirements in the state from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and an update from the State Hospital Association Certificate of Need Working Group.


Thomas Waldrop at tw1@stateside.com




















MICHIGAN




The House Committee on Health Policy will hold a public hearing October 3 regarding H.B. 5776, which revises the licensing requirements for clinical counselors.


Andrew O’Connor at aso@stateside.com




The House Energy Policy Committee will hold a public hearing October 4 regarding S.B. 637, which sets limits on permit application fees and annual rent fees that authorities could charge for the use or placement of utility poles within the right-of-way for small cell wireless providers.


Ryan Gleason at rmg@stateside.com




MONTANA




The Board of Occupational Therapy will hold a meeting October 2 regarding amendments to rules concerning occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants.


Kenneth Keller at kck@stateside.com




OHIO




The Board of Pharmacy will hold a meeting October 2 regarding drafted amendments to rules regarding charitable pharmacies. 


Zack Cairns at zc@stateside.com




PENNSYLVANIA




The Radnor Environmental Advisory Council will hold a meeting October 2 to consider a motion to phase out plastic bags and straws.


Peter Finn at pf@stateside.com






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