This Week in the States

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This Week in the States



FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 29, 2018

TWO STATE LEGISLATURES ARE MEETING ACTIVELY THIS WEEK

Also meeting: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA and PUERTO RICO.

There are no groups events to report.

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CALIFORNIA

The Energy Commission will accept comments until November 2 regarding the development of the 2018 Integrated Energy Policy Report update.

Melissa Martin at mpf@stateside.com

COLORADO

The Division of Insurance will hold a public hearing November 1 regarding proposed changes to network adequacy standards and reporting requirements for Affordable Care Act-compliant health benefit plans.

Amy Cole at amc@stateside.com

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

The Committee on Business and Economic Development will hold a public hearing October 29 regarding B. 22-904, which increases the renewable portfolio standard of the District to require that by 2032, at least 95% of power generated is from tier one renewable sources, with at least 5% from solar energy.

Yujia Sun at ysn@stateside.com

MARYLAND

The Montgomery County Council President will hold a press conference October 29 to discuss the Council’s continued work on the zoning measure for small cell towers, among other key issues. Peter Finn at pf@stateside.com

The Montgomery County Council has until October 31 to pass an ordinance revising standards for telecommunications towers as conditional uses and allowing them in certain residential zones; revising size and location requirements for cell towers and utility poles; and exempting certain antennas from height limits. Peter Finn at pf@stateside.com

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NEW YORK

The Education Department will accept comments until November 2 regarding adopted emergency rules and proposed permanent rules relating to the scope of practice of pharmacists providing immunizations.

Nick Colombo at nac@stateside.com

NEW JERSEY

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing October 29 regarding S.B. 356, which permits the sealing of criminal records and clarifies which records are not eligible for sealing.

Ryan Reynolds at rhr@stateside.com

The Board of Public Utilities will accept comments until November 2 regarding the State Solar Renewable Energy Certificate program.

Melissa Martin at mpf@stateside.com

VERMONT

The Department of Health will hold a public hearing November 2 regarding adopted emergency amendments and proposed amendments to a rule pertaining to the prescribing of opioids for chronic pain.

Melissa Martin at mpf@stateside.com

WASHINGTON

 

The Joint Select Committee on Health Care Oversight will meet October 30 to receive updates on Medicaid managed care dental, the State Rural Health Access Preservation program, and a telemedicine update from the State Telemedicine Collaborative. The Committee will also be discussing workforce shortages and rural hospital and community data.

Andrew O'Connor at aso@stateside.com

WYOMING

The Blockchain Task Force will meet October 29 and 30 to discuss draft legislation relating to blockchain, financial institutions, digital assets, business entities, a financial technology sandbox, real property records, utility agreements and personal information trust services.

Ryan Reynolds at rhr@stateside.com

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