The passage of the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act (Jobs Act 3.0) in the U.S. House of Representatives on July 17 may mark the end of the GOP’s efforts to repeal Dodd-Frank.
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Michael Drobac, a senior advisor in McGuireWoods Consulting’s Washington, D.C., office and head of its emerging technologies team, was quoted in a July 6 Politico Pro Transportation story on how the commercial drone industry is affected by a stalemate over new rules governing model aircraft.
Michele Satterlund, McGuireWoods partner and senior vice president at McGuireWoods Consulting, recently wrote a comprehensive overview of legislative battles waged in state capitals across the nation over efforts to ban or restrict ocular telehealth — eye care services via telecommunications technology such as smartphones.
The Virginia Supreme Court recently found a 15-year lease unenforceable because it was not executed with the formalities of a “deed” in accordance with Virginia law.
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This Week: CMS releases proposed rules; House passes legislation concerning ACA taxes and broader use of HSAs; Opioid legislation waits in the Senate.
The General Assembly returned to Raleigh on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 for a special session. The purpose of the special session was to allow members to write the language that would appear on the ballot for constitutional amendments this November. Members also had the option to consider any other bills they deemed necessary. The special session produced two bills that have been sent to Governor Cooper for his consideration. The Governor now has less than 10 days to veto or sign HB 3: Ballot Designations/Referenda and SB 3: Party Disclosure/2018 Judicial Races. If vetoed, the General Assembly is expected to return to override the vetoes using their supermajority.
The North Carolina General Assembly considered several healthcare issues during the 2018 legislative short session. Below is a list of spotlighted bills that became law, as well as a list of bills that were filed in 2018, but did not become law.
Following general election primary contests in May, Georgia voters returned to the polls July 24 to select party nominees in a slate of primary runoff elections — with the unofficial results surprising many. The winning candidate in each runoff will face an opposing party challenger in November’s general election.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Federal Public Affairs Team.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed to expand its site-neutral payment policy to clinic visits.
The House of Representatives approved the first major change to federal regulation of the over-the-counter drug industry in 40 years.