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This Week in the States

Monday, May 09, 2022

by Stateside Associates

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FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 9, 2022

24 STATE LEGISLATURES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ARE ACTIVELY MEETING THIS WEEK.

Also meeting: PUERTO RICO, GUAM, NORTH MARIANA ISLANDS and UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS.

  • In session or committee meetings: Blue 
  • Upcoming or in special session: Red
  • Adjourned and in recess: Grey

Legislative Session Schedule

State Leadership at a Glance

Legislative Partisan Splits

Printable versions are available on each resource page.

View our comprehensive chart detailing capitol visitor restrictions, session meeting plans, conduct of public hearings and more. For questions, contact Alice Brumfield.

CALIFORNIA

May 13 will be the last day for Policy Committees to meet prior to May 31.

COLORADO

Adjourns May 11.

MAINE

Veto Session will be held May 9.

MONTANA

Adjourns May 13.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Last day to form Conference Committees is May 12.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Adjourns May 12.

View Full Meeting Plans Chart

Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC)

Spring Meeting

New Orleans, LA

May 9 - May 11

Contact: Kiley Smith

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

Public Health TECHXPO

Virtual

May 10 - May 11

Contact: Zachary Cook

Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC)

Spring Policy Conference

Annapolis, MD

May 10 - May 11

Contact: Johnathan Lozier

National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)

Northeast Regional Meeting

Portsmouth, NH

May 11 - May 12

Contact: Mark Anderson

National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH)

Spring Symposium

Virtual

May 12

Contact: Robert Holden

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

International Insurance Forum

Washington, DC

May 12 - May 13

Contact: Robert Holden

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Here are some state and local highlights taking place this week. View everything that's happening around all 50 states by visiting our website.

ALASKA

The Senate Labor and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing at May 9 regarding Alaska HB 289. This measure creates a task force to study marijuana in the state. 

Contact: Elizabeth Sila

CALIFORNIA

The Assembly Committee on Appropriations will hold a hearing on May 11 regarding California AB 2133. This measure requires wages to be paid within 48 hours, which is reduced from 96 hours.

Contact: Carson Fort

The Assembly Committee on Appropriations will hold a hearing on May 11 regarding California AB 2182. This measure prohibits discrimination based on family responsibilities.

Contact: Carson Fort

The Assembly Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing on May 11 regarding California AB 2252. This measure would establish reporting requirements for broadband service providers following a disaster. 

Contact: Robert Korn

On May 9, the Culver City City Council will receive a report on the potential development of an ordinance setting a Culver City minimum wage and the creation of an ad hoc committee for the ordinance's creation.

Contact: Stephanie Rojo

On May 10, the Los Altos City Council will consider adopting an ordinance regarding locational standards for wireless telecommunications facilities.

Contact: Stephanie Rojo

COLORADO

On May 11, the Denver Business, Arts, Workforce, & Aviation Services Committee will consider an item pertaining to car sharing at the Denver International Airport. 

Contact: Stephanie Rojo

LOUISIANA

The House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure will hold a hearing on May 9 regarding Louisiana HB 667. This measure prohibits discrimination based on race including protective hairstyles. 

Contact: Carson Fort

RHODE ISLAND

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on May 12 regarding Rhode Island SB 2775. This measure increases the criminal penalties for wage theft and employee misclassification. 

Contact: Carson Fort

WASHINGTION

On May 10, the Olympia City Council will consider the approval of a resolution authorizing the Olympia Police Department to obtain and use body-worn cameras and in-car video systems.

Contact: Stephanie Rojo

Ella Mohyeddin

Health Care Issue Manager

Ella Mohyeddin is a Health Care Issue Manager at Stateside where she works on behalf of clients to monitor healthcare legislation and regulations across the country. Before joining Stateside, Ella gained significant policy experience through her legal internships with the City of Jacksonville’s Office of General Counsel and the Tennessee School Boards Association.

Ella graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. (magna cum laude) and M.Ed. in Elementary Education.

She holds a J.D. from Belmont University, where she served as Vice President of Belmont’s Board of Advocates and was a competitor on Belmont’s Mock Trial team. Ella is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.

In her free time, Ella volunteers as a Pro Bono Attorney with the Children’s Law Center. She also enjoys cooking, reading, and watching Gator football games.

Where do you call home?  Adams Morgan

What’s your favorite podcast? I don’t listen to podcasts, but I do love listening to audiobooks on my way to work. I just finished book 5 of Wheel of Time – 9 more to go!

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you? I’m a retired model - I walked in a Dior show when I was a kid

What is the last thing you did for the first time? Scalloping

What’s the last show you binge-watched? Severance

What’s your favorite food? Ghormeh sabzi (Persian herb stew)

What do you do to unwind? Nothing. I’ve never unwound in my life

What was your first job? I was a youth basketball referee

How do you take your coffee? A shot of espresso in the morning and an iced coffee or latte in the afternoon

What’s your favorite sport to watch (or play)? Love watching football. Go Gators and Go Birds!

What’s the most adventurous food you’ve ever eaten? Frog legs

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