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Legislative Update, 11/21/2019

Federal news

Democrats face a number of hurdles in order to enact a Medicare for All-type health care system, including recreating the health care insurance industry. This Roll Call story covers the complications of this central campaign issue.

State news

HB3888 – EPA-Ethylene Oxide Phase Out : This bill may be of interest to some. It is an amendment to the Environmental Protection Act and involves a compound that is used in medical equipment sterilization.   It has now passed the House and moved into the Senate.   Read a summary from Lexology here or read a different summary and find out the bill’s progress courtesy of Legiscan here.

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