This Week in the States

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For the Week of June 18, 2018

10 state legislatures are meeting actively this week.

Also meeting: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA and PUERTO RICO.

Groups

The National Association of Attorneys General will hold its Summer Meeting June 19-21 in Portland, Oregon. Steve Arthur at sca@stateside.com

Women in Government will hold its National Meeting June 20-23 in San Francisco, California. Johnathan Lozier at jbl@stateside.com

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CALIFORNIA

The Senate Environmental Quality Committee will hold a public hearing June 20 regarding A.B. 1884, which prohibits a food facility, as specified, where food may be consumed on the premises, from providing single-use plastic straws to consumers unless requested by the consumer. Japer Bowles at jpb@stateside.com

DELAWARE

The House Administration Committee will hold a public hearing June 20 regarding S.B. 228, which restores the State Prescription Drug Assistance Program to provide payment assistance for prescription drugs and Medicare Part D costs to the state's low-income senior and disabled citizens who are otherwise ineligible for prescription drug benefits. Sarah Lanford at sdl@stateside.com

IDAHO

The Industrial Commission will hold a public hearing June 20 regarding amendments concerning the annual adjustment of the medical fee schedule for physician and hospital reimbursements. Kenneth Keller at kck@stateside.com

MAINE

The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing June 19 regarding a proposed rule concerning the recycling of electronic waste. Brian LeFort at bl@stateside.com

MASSACHUSETTS

The Department of Public Health will accept comments until June 21 regarding proposed amendments to rules concerning controlled substances. Becky Lukaesko at bml@stateside.com

MISSOURI

The Department of Economic Development will hold a public hearing June 19 regarding proposed amendments to rules impacting electric utilities. Melissa Martin at mpf@stateside.com

NEVADA

The Environmental Commission will accept comments until June 22 regarding proposed amendments to rules related to safe drinking water. Becky Lukaesko at bml@stateside.com

OHIO

The House Economic Development, Commerce and Labor Committee will hold a public hearing June 19 regarding H.B. 625, which authorizes a person to use an auxiliary container for any purpose, to prohibit a municipal corporation from imposing a tax or fee on auxiliary containers, and to clarify that the existing anti-littering law applies to auxiliary containers. Alice Brumfield at arb@stateside.com

OREGON

The Health Authority will hold a public hearing June 19 regarding proposed amendments to rules that govern the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. Amy Cole at amc@stateside.com

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