B|Estates: Health Statements in Credit Reports in DC. Postpartum Medical Assistance in PA. Destroying the Federal Government in VA.
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District of Columbia
Democratic Council | Democratic Mayor
B24-0553 (D) - As introduced Bill 24-553 would require credit reporting agencies to accept a personal statement from a consumer indicating the consumer experienced financial hardship resulting from a public health emergency. It also precludes users of credit reports from considering adverse information in a report that was directly or indirectly the result of a public health emergency if the personal statement is included in the report.
B24-0829 (D) - As introduced Bill 24-829 would prohibit medical malpractice insurers from taking adverse action against a health professional who provides legal abortion care.
B24-0507 (D) - As introduced Bill 24-507 would require the Board to mail every voter a mail-in ballot with a postage prepaid envelope, and provide an alternative for voters with disabilities. It requires the Board to accept all ballots returned by mail no later than 10 days after the election and all ballots collected in ballot drop boxes by 8pm on election day. Among other things, it establishes a requirement for a specific number of drop boxes throughout the District and requires the Board to permit a voter to vote at any Vote Center.
Republican House | Republican Senate | Democratic Governor
HB2367 (R) - An Act providing for duty of Department of Environmental Protection to prohibit the construction or installation of wind turbines that negatively affect military installations.
HB34 (R) - An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in preparation for and conduct of primaries and elections, providing for ballot securement.
SB359 (D) - An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in medical assistance, providing for pregnancy-related and postpartum medical assistance.
Republican Senate | Republican House | Republican Governor
HB1375 (R) - Health insurance; tobacco surcharge. Eliminates the authority of a health carrier to vary its premium rates based on tobacco use.
HJR457 (R) - Applying to the Congress of the United States to call an amendment convention of the states pursuant to Article V of the United States Constitution limited to proposing amendments to the United States Constitution that impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and limit the terms of office for its officials and for members of Congress.
SB785 (R) - State Air Pollution Control Board; motor vehicle emissions standards. Repeals the requirement that the State Air Pollution Control Board implement a low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program for motor vehicles with a model year of 2025 and later.