New York Legislative Report

New York Legislative Report
by

New York Legislative Report

t2uxzq5y2ou212121.jpg

The Overall Set up convened for that 2015 legislative lengthy session on The month of january 14 and adjourned September 30. Lawmakers will go back to Raleigh for that short session April 25, 2016. The MVA Public Matters Legislative Set of New York is going to be distributed on the bi-weekly basis throughout the interim to help keep you current around the latest legislative issues facing the condition.

Follow MVA Public Matters on Twitter @MVA_PA

Follow Moore & Van Allen on Twitter @MVA_LAW

Committees

House Select Committee on Education Strategy and Practices

The Committee held its second meeting from the interim over Feb 24 and 25. The meeting started using the continuation of the discussion on principle compensation scheduled in the The month of january meeting. It was adopted with a discussion on early childhood education and incorporated an introduction to the present New York early learning programs, the Southern Regional Educations Board’s annual report, Tennessee voluntary pre-school effectiveness study and an introduction to the NC Department of Health insurance and Human Services Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program. Cindy Watkins, President from the NC Partnership for kids discussed Smart Start and it is effect on early childhood education. The first day ended having a panel discussion between all the presenters in the day’s meeting.

Day two began with discussion of principle leadership. People been told by Gloria Fry using the Southern Regional Education Board, several turnaround concepts, Dr. Steve Tozer in the College of Illinois-Chicago, and Dr. Shirley Prince in the NC Alliance for college Leadership Development. The meeting closed having a discussion from the Every Student Succeeds Act. The Committee holds its next meeting the final week of March.

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health insurance and Human Services – Joint Justice and Public Safety and Behavior Health Subcommittee

The Subcommittee met on Thursday, Feb 25. Joyce Johnson using the Bill Drafting Division reviewed the Subcommittee charge. The very first area of the presentation centered on the Governor’s Task Pressure on Mental Health insurance and Drug Abuse. Representative Susan Martin (R-Wilson), Chief Justice Martin and Secretary Brajer gave opening comments concerning the task pressure and work implemented to date. Dr. John Santopietro, Chief Clinical Officer of Behavior Health for Carolinas HealthCare System, gave the Committee an update around the Work Group on Adults. William Lassiter, Deputy Commissioner of Juvenile Justice using the NC Department of Public Safety, gave the Committee an update around the Work Group on Children, Youth and Family. Kurtis Taylor, Executive Director for that Oxford Houses of NC, gave the Committee an update around the Work Group on Opioid and Heroin Resurgence. The following area of the meeting centered on VIVITROL like a drug abuse treatment option and Dr. Lori Penatzer, National Director Medical Science Addiction for Alkermes, gave an exhibition about this issue. Finally, the Committee reviewed the draft joint subcommittee report.

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on State medicaid programs and NC Health Choice

The Committee met on Tuesday, March 1. The meeting started having a presentation on State medicaid programs enrollment figures with this year. Up to now, the amount of beneficiaries underneath the State medicaid programs program continues to be below estimates generated this past year and much more conservative budget figures. This presentation brought to some separate presentation around the State medicaid programs budget outlook for that current fiscal year. Because of less than budgeted enrollment figures, less than anticipated utilization rates, minimizing than believed costs per beneficiary, expenses within the program are running below budgeted amounts. By The month of january, program expenses were about $185 million underneath the budget forecast. The Department now estimates that expenses for that 2015-16 fiscal year is going to be $250 million to $300 million underneath the budgeted amount. Next, the Committee heard an exhibition from the 3 officials using the Department concerning the Agency’s activities regarding State medicaid programs reform efforts and received a duplicate from the Department’s Section 1115 draft waiver application. Finally, the Committee been told by the Department of Insurance regarding suggested statute changes to guarantee the solvency of prepaid health plans, that are an essential feature of State medicaid programs reform.

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee onto it

The Committee met on Thursday, March 3. The very first area of the meeting centered on contracts, insurance and liability issues. Ben Poplin using the Department of Insurance gave a study on data security. Legislative Drafting Division staff reviewed online sources and standard contracts. The following meeting subject centered on procurement. Eric Ellis, iCenter Director, gave an exhibition around the Innovation Center. Susan Sitze using the Legislative Analysis Division then gave an exhibition on condition data security laws and regulations and government data breaches. Lastly, Maria Thompson, Condition Chief Risk Officer, gave an exhibition on cyber security guidelines and knowledge loss prevention.

Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee

The Committee held its third meeting from the interim on Friday, March 4. Marci Wright with Us dot started the ending up in an introduction to the Equal Chance and Workforce Services (EOWES). Bobby Walston using the Division of Aviation presented the advice in the Aviation Capital Investment & Aviation Development Task Pressure. Recommendations incorporated elevated funding, education and economic development partnerships and the development of an Aviation Commission. Scott Saylor, President from the NC Railroad Company, presented their annual report highlighting the economical change up the railroad has over the condition. Mike Holder from Us dot updated the Committee on streamlining right-of-way acquisitions and Utility Relocations. Finally, representatives from Us dot reviewed the Departments proposals for statutory alterations in the approaching short session. The Committee holds its final meeting from the interim on April eighth at 9:00 a.m.

In The News

Connected press: State medicaid programs leaders strive for incentives, versatility in overhaul

Greensboro News and Record: It’s official: Blust announces congressional bid for District 13

Greensboro News and Record: Crowded house: Three more legislators express curiosity about 13th District

Raleigh News & Observer: New NC congressional maps challenged in federal court

Raleigh News & Observer: Politicians spar over new NC florida sales tax on services

Calendar

Mon, March 07, 2016

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Select   Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding   Solutions, Subcommittee on Joint Primary System and Secondary System (House)                                                                        544 LOB

11:00 AM – 12:00 NOON

Select   Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding   Solutions, Subcommittee on PublicTransportation/Aviation (House)       544 LOB

12:00 NOON – 1:00 PM

Select   Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding   Solutions, Subcommittee on Ports/Rail (House)       544 LOB

1:00 PM

Joint   Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee, Subcommittee on Economic   Development       415 LOB

2:00 PM

Select   Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long Term Funding   Solutions (House)       544 LOB
Tue, March 08, 2016

8:30 AM

Joint   Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services       643 LOB

9:30 AM

Revenue   Laws Study Committee       544 LOB

1:00 PM

Joint   Legislative Oversight Committee on Agriculture and Natural and Economic   Resources MARBIONC Building   Conference Room, Wilmington, NC
Wed, March 09, 2016

9:00 AM

Environmental   Review Commission       643 LOB

10:00 AM

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety, Subcommittee on Indigent Defense Services and the Innocence Inquiry Commission       1228/1327 LB

10:00 AM

Joint   Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety, Subcommittee on   Probation/Parole Vehicles 414 LOB

1:00 PM

Joint   Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety, Subcommittee on   Body-Worn Cameras 423 LOB

1:00 PM

Joint   Legislative Oversight Committee on Capital Improvements       544 LOB

1:00 PM

Committee   on Municipal Service Districts (LRC)(2015)       643 LOB

3:00 PM

Committee   on Barriers to Small Business Access to Credit and Capital (LRC)(2015) 1027/1128 LB
Thu, March 10, 2016

9:30 AM

Joint   Legislative Oversight Committee on the North Carolina State Lottery       643 LOB

10:00 AM

Agriculture   and Forestry Awareness Study Commission Kannapolis City Hall,   Kannapolis, NC

11:00 AM

Joint   Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety, Subcommittee on   IDS Fees 414 LOB

1:00 PM

Joint   Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety       643 LOB
Mon, March 14, 2016

9:00 AM

Joint   Legislative Oversight Committee on General Government       544 LOB

1:00 PM

Joint   Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee       544 LOB
Wed, March 16, 2016

2:00 PM

Select   Committee on Wildlife Resources (House)       544 LOB
Thu, March 17, 2016

10:00 AM

North   Carolina Courts Commission       643 LOB

1:00 PM

Joint   Legislative Economic Development and Global Engagement Oversight Committee       643 LOB
Wed, March 23, 2016

1:00 PM

Select   Committee on Step Therapy (House)       544 LOB
Mon, April 25, 2016

7:00 PM

Session   Convenes (House)       House

7:00 PM

Session   Convenes (Senate)       Senate

 

 

Share

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *