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End of 2016 Legislative Session Summary (PDF)

Staff contact: Ken Pokalsky

Administrative Procedures/Rulemaking

Staff contact: Ken Pokalsky

Passed both houses

Construction/Transportation

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

Contract Procurement

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

Consumer Affairs

Passed both houses.
Did not pass

Economic Development

Staff contact: Johnny Evers

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

Education/Workforce Development

Not Approved

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Energy

Staff contact: Darren Suarez

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

Environment

Staff contact: Darren Suarez

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

“Ethics”/Lobbying/Elections Reforms

Staff contact: Ken Pokalsky

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

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Financial Services

Staff contact: Lev Ginsburg

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

Health / Health Insurance

Staff contact: Lev Ginsburg

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

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Labor/Human Resources

The Business Council negotiated acceptable language on components of the Department of Labor’s proposed rules regarding Method of Payment of Wages. A notice of revised rulemaking was issued June 15, 2016, with an additional 30 day public comment period prior to issuance of a final rule.

Passed both houses
Not Approved

Legal Reform

Staff contact: Lev Ginsburg

Not Approved

Taxation / Revenue / Tax Credits

Staff contact: Ken Pokalsky

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

Telecom and Technology

Staff contact: Johnny Evers

Not Approved

Travel and Tourism

Staff contact: Johnny Evers

Passed Both Houses

Unemployment Insurance

Staff Contact: Lev Ginsburg

Not Approved

Workers’ Compensation

Staff contact: Lev Ginsburg

Passed Both Houses
Not Approved

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