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2022 State Legislative Session Calendar

Dec 03, 2021 · 2022 State Legislative Session Calendar. The map below provides information on legislative sessions in each state, district and territory. Click on any state to find information on regular session dates, and, if necessary, special session dates. If you would like the session calendar in table form or would like to print the information, go to

Actived: Friday Jan 21, 2022

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COVID-19: Essential Workers in the States

(52 years ago) Jan 11, 2021 · In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, states have temporarily suspended parts of their economies to slow the spread of the disease. While many workers have been teleworking and others have lost their jobs, some have been deemed “essential” by states, continuing to show up to work during the shutdowns. As states begin to decide how and when to re-open parts of …

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The Growing Role of Energy Storage in Clean Energy Policy

(52 years ago) Sep 22, 2021 · The Virginia Clean Economy Act, signed into law in April 2020, enacts a number of provisions that move Virginia toward a decarbonized economy. The law establishes a 100% carbon-free target and mandatory energy efficiency standards for the state’s utilities. It also advances solar energy, offshore wind and energy storage technologies.

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Higher Education Legislation in 2021

(52 years ago) Dec 20, 2021 · Higher Education Legislation in 2021. During the 2021 state legislative session, NCSL tracked more than 2,100 introduced bills relating to higher education in its Postsecondary Bill Tracking Database. As of December, more than 540 bills were passed and signed by governors in the 2021 session (compared to just under 300 enacted bills in 2020).

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State Action on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

(52 years ago) Jan 13, 2022 · State Action on Coronavirus (COVID-19) The National Conference of State Legislatures brings you up-to-date, real-time information about bills related to and responding to COVID-19 that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. You can search legislation starting in 2020 by state, topic, keyword, year, status or primary ...

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Legislative News, Studies and Analysis | National ...

(52 years ago) News, current events, information and analysis to support state legislatures. Bipartisan research on important public policy issues facing state governments.

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Redistricting Systems: A 50-State Overview

(52 years ago) Mar 29, 2021 · Introduction. The preamble to the U.S. Constitution begins with the phrase “We the People.” Over the past 200-plus years, defining who “the people” are has been a central issue in American democracy.

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Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund …

(52 years ago) The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act created the $30.75 billion Education Stabilization Fund. States receive funds based on the same proportion that each state receives under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title-IA.

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State Oversight of Federal Stimulus Funds

(52 years ago) Oct 20, 2020 · State: Stimulus Oversight Plans: Alabama. Governor Kay Ivey announced that the Alabama legislature approved an executive amendment to SB161. The amendment gives the governor the authority to spend up to $200 million of CARES Act funds for the most immediate COVID-19-related expenses and stated that reallocation of funds between the categories …

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2022 State Primary Election Dates and Filing Deadlines

(52 years ago) Dec 08, 2021 · State primary election dates and candidate filing deadlines are listed below. The primaries are used by political parties to determine the candidates who will run for all partisan offices in their states on the general election ballot on Nov. 8, 2022.

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States With Religious and Philosophical Exemptions From ...

(52 years ago) Jan 10, 2022 · Religious exemption indicates that there is a provision in the statute that allows parents to exempt their children from vaccination if it contradicts their sincere religious beliefs.. Philosophical exemption indicates that the statutory language does not restrict the exemption to purely religious or spiritual beliefs.For example, Maine allows restrictions based on "moral, …

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National Guard Assists Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

(52 years ago) Apr 28, 2020 · Governors in at least 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands have activated components of their Army and Air National Guard, the reserve component of the U.S military. As many as 18,000 troops have been activated across the nation to assist efforts to respond to, mitigate and control the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CARES Act Student Loan Fact Sheet

(52 years ago) Apr 14, 2020 · Coronavirus (COVID-19) CARES Act Student Loan Fact Sheet. Payments automatically deferred and interest is waived on federally held student loans through Sept. 30, 2020. Covers approximately 95% of borrowers, excludes federal debt held by private companies (Federal Family Education Loan program) and federal debt held by colleges and universities ...

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COVID-19: Unemployment Benefits

(52 years ago) Jul 16, 2020 · On March 12, the Department of Labor announced expanded flexibility and new guidance for states on how to administer unemployment benefits for workers affected by COVID-19. The new guidelines for states include but are not limited to: An employee can be eligible if an employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming …

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FlyGirl: The Critical Role of Teams and Communications ...

(52 years ago) 1 day ago · Legislatures: The Inside Storey. Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour was the first Black female combat pilot in the U.S. military. She served two tours in Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps, flying missions in the AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter.

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COVID-19: State Health Actions - National Conference of ...

(52 years ago) Sep 27, 2021 · Scope of Practice and Licensing. Out of concern that an increase in COVID-19 cases may overwhelm the health care system, state officials from both the executive and legislative branches are temporarily waiving certain requirements to mitigate health care workforce barriers.Many states are evaluating scope of practice (SOP) laws, which dictate the …

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Mason's Manual 2020 Edition - National Conference of State ...

(52 years ago) Feb 19, 2021 · A central mission of the 2020 Mason’s Manual Commission was to develop teaching modules to further understanding of Mason’s Manual. So, the Commission created these short educational videos about parliamentary procedure and the 2010 Mason’s Manual.

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Polling Places - National Conference of State Legislatures

(52 years ago) Oct 20, 2020 · Texas. Texas Penal Code § 46.03 (a) (2) A person commits an offense if the person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly possesses or goes with a firearm, illegal knife, club, or prohibited weapon on the premises of a polling place on the day of an election or while early voting is in progress.

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COVID-19: Impact on Employment and Labor

(52 years ago) May 13, 2020 · COVID-19: Impact on Employment and Labor. The sudden emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic is dealing a severe blow to state economies, businesses and workers. First and foremost, states are strengthening their health care capacity in the event that demand for medical services surge. Ensuring there are enough licensed health care professionals is ...

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Table 18: States With All-Mail Elections

(52 years ago) Dec 28, 2021 · This system is also referred to as “vote by mail.”. Eight states—California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Vermont and Washington—allow all elections to be conducted by mail. Two states—Nebraska and North Dakota—permit counties to opt into conducting elections by mail. Nine states allow specific small elections to be ...

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Careers at NCSL

(52 years ago) As an employer, NCSL is committed to providing an open, communicative culture and recognizes differing viewpoints can help us anticipate and solve problems. We believe a culture that fully embraces diversity, equity and inclusion leads to a stronger organization and we strive to create an environment where everyone is empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Child Nutrition & School Meals

(52 years ago) May 07, 2020 · Congress has provided $8.8 billion in additional funding for child nutrition programs and temporarily removed some existing program requirements in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act); the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided administrative flexibilities.

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Table 10: Ballot Collection Laws - National Conference of ...

(52 years ago) Feb 15, 2021 · A person who knowingly collects voted or unvoted early ballots from another person is guilty of a class 6 felony. Arkansas. Ark. Code Ann. § 7-5-403. A designated bearer or authorized agent may obtain an absentee ballot on behalf of another voter and return it directly to the county clerk.

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Table 1: States with No-Excuse Absentee Voting

(52 years ago) Jan 03, 2022 · Twenty-six states and Washington, D.C., offer "no-excuse" absentee voting, which means that any voter can request and cast an absentee/mail ballot, no excuse or reason necessary. Eight states conduct elections entirely by mail (California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Vermont and Washington), which means voters do not need to request ...

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Comprehensive Policy Approaches to Support the Aging ...

(52 years ago) May 03, 2021 · Introduction. For the first time in the nation’s history, older adults—those 65 and older—are expected to outnumber children by 2034.The shifting demographics arise from factors including a declining birth rate and rising life expectancies.. Roughly 1 in 6 Americans are 65 and over, and this is projected to rise to 1 in 5 by 2030. Resources to support older adults, …

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List of Federal and State Recognized Tribes

(52 years ago) The following state-by-state listing of Indian tribes or groups are federally recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), there are currently 574 federally recognized tribes.

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Child Support Pass-Through and Disregard Policies for ...

(52 years ago) May 29, 2020 · This bill becomes effective June 11, 2020. Colorado is the first state to enact a full pass-through and disregard policy, meaning that 100% of the child support collected on behalf of TANF recipients is passed through to the family and disregarded for purposes of TANF eligibility. Since passage of that legislation in 2015, the Colorado ...

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First COVID-19 Vaccine Administered in the U.S.

(52 years ago) Dec 15, 2020 · Initial doses were shipped over the weekend. The first round of deliveries will be completed in all 50 states this week, with Pfizer providing more “first-round” doses in late June or early July 2021. The first shipment of Pfizer’s vaccine will include 2.9 million doses, with the government holding 500,000 doses in reserve.

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The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: An Explainer ...

(52 years ago) President Biden signed the bipartisan $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law on Nov. 15, 2021. The bill was approved by...

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