State Alerts & Updates

ERIC provides its members with alerts and updates as bills and proposed regulations as they work their way through the approval process. Below is a collection of past ERIC state and local alerts and updates.

If you have questions about a bill or regulation, please contact Dillon Clair at dclair@eric.org or (202) 627-1917.

2019 Alerts & Updates

July
Alert: D.C. Universal Paid Leave Implementation Roundtable To Be Held By City Council

Alert: Oregon Passes PFML Bill With ERIC Recommendations

June
ERIC Win: Massachusetts Legislation Delays Paid Family and Medical Leave Program Deadlines

Alert: Massachusetts Plans To Delay Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Contributions


Alert: General Paid Time Off Bills Passed by Maine and Nevada Legislatures

May
ERIC Submits Regulatory Comment Letter on Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave

Coalition Letter Submitted to on Massachusetts EMAC; Win in the House

D.C City Council Universal Paid Leave Tax Contributions Meeting; Congressional Hearing on PFML


ERIC Win: Oklahoma Pharmacy Benefit Bill Vetoed

Alert - Louisiana Bill Enabling State Regulation of PBMs

April
ERIC Submits Comment Letter on Maine Paid Family and Medical Leave Proposals

Alert: Massachusetts and D.C. Paid Leave Regulatory Updates and Action Opportunities

Alert: Oregon Proposes Employer Health Care Responsibility Assessment

Alert: ERIC Signs Letter on Massachusetts Employer Medical Assistance Contribution Supplement Tax

ERIC Negotiates Memorandum of Understanding with Illinois Secure Choice

March
Alert: Minnesota Health Insurance Claims Assessment Proposed

Alert: State Budget Proposals Featuring Employer Assessments

Alert: State Paid Family and Medical Leave Legislation Updates and Action Opportunities

Alert: ERIC Submits Comments on North Dakota Telemedicine Legislation

Oregon Introduces Alternative Proposal For Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program

Alert: Colorado SB 188 FAMLI Act Moving Through Senate Committees

Alert: CRADLE Act introduced by Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Mike Lee (R-UT)

Alert: Oklahoma Bills would Impact Pharmacy Benefit Plans

Alert: Colorado Paid Family and Medical Leave Bill Introduced in Senate

Alert: State Paid Family and Medical Leave Legislation Progressing

ERIC Submits Comments on Maine Biosimilar Bill

Alert: ERIC Submits Comments on Arkansas Biosimilar Bill

ERIC Submits Comments on Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

February
Alert: Vermont Minimum Wage Bill Connected to Employer’s Health Care Spend

Alert: State Retirement Savings Program Proposals in New Jersey and Hawaii

Alert: Telehealth Updates in Washington, Georgia, and Florida

Alert: New Jersey Enacts Law Altering State Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

Alert: Illinois Family and Medical Leave Legislation Introduced

Alert: ERIC Submits Comment Letters on Washington and Oklahoma State Retirement Savings Program Bill

ERIC Submits Comments on Washington’s State-Run Retirement Plan

January
Alert: MD Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program; LA Proposes Paid Parental Leave Mandate

Alert: ERIC Submits Testimony on Washington Telemedicine Payment Parity Bill

Alert: Member Input Requested on Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Draft Regulations

Alert: Washington Proposes Assessment on Employers

Alert: Employer Assessment Proposed in Illinois while Massachusetts Considers Repeal

ERIC Submits Comments on North Dakota’s Proposed Telemedicine Legislation

Alert: North Dakota Proposes § 1332 Waiver Featuring Assessment on TPAs

Seattle Litigation Update

2018 Alerts & Updates

December
Alert: ERIC Comments to CMS on Section 1332 Waiver Guidance

ERIC Files Final Brief in Lawsuit Against Seattle

November
ERIC Remains Confident in Lawsuit Against the City of Seattle

Illinois Secure Choice Update

October
Illinois Secure Choice Update - Call with the State

Update: Illinois Secure Choice

Update on ERIC’s Seattle Litigation

ERIC Provides Guidance on Proposed Albany Paid Sick Time Law

Alert: New Guidance Issued on ACA Section 1332 Waivers

ERIC’s Comment Letter on Albany County Paid Sick Leave

Illinois Secure Choice Update

August
Alert: Paid Leave Updates in Texas

ERIC Submits Comments on Proposed New York City Retirement Program

July
Alert: NYC Fair Workweek Law Changes Take Effect

June
Alert: State & Local Retirement Program Updates

Alert: Massachusetts One Step Closer to Paid Family Leave

ERIC Victory! Michigan HICA Repealed

Alert: ERIC Victory! Louisiana Reinsurance Proposal Dead

May
Alert: Michigan HICA Up for Repeal

Alert: ERIC Submits Comments on Louisiana State Innovation Waiver Application

Alert: ERIC Submits Comments on DC Paid Leave Rules

ERIC Submits Comments on DC Paid Leave Rulemaking

Alert: NJ Governor Signs Paid Sick Leave Law

April
Alert: ERIC Submits Testimony in Support of Pennsylvania Telemedicine Bill

Alert: New York Adopts Secure Choice Savings Program

ERIC Comments on Albany’s Local Paid Sick Law

Alert: ERIC Win in New Jersey Reinsurance Legislation

Alert: ERIC Submits Testimony on NJ Paid Sick Leave Proposal

DC Paid Leave Regulatory Alert

Alert: ERIC Submits Testimony on Louisiana Reinsurance Proposal

March
ERIC Settles Lawsuit Against Oregon Retirement Savings Board, Secures Exemption for ERIC Members

Alert: California Secure Choice Program Rulemaking Delayed

Alert: Washington Paid Family Leave Rulemaking Enters Phase 2

Alert: Reinsurance Proposals Featuring Employer Assessments

Alert: ERIC Submits Testimony on Connecticut Telemedicine Payment Parity Bill

Alert: Connecticut Considering Telemedicine Payment Parity Bill

Alert: Minnesota Introduces Bill for Report on Highly Benefit Dependent Employers

February
Alert: Austin Paid Sick Leave

Alert: Oregon Bill would Create an Employer “Fair Share”

Alert: Washington Reinsurance Proposal Funded through Health Carrier Assessment

January
Alert: ERIC Submits Comments on Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure Proposed Rule

Alert: Oregon Voters Say “Yes” to Measure 101 – Self-Insured Plans Exempt

Alert: Austin Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

Alert: California Secure Choice Retirement Program

Alert: Maryland Paid Sick Leave

Alert: Washington Paid Family Leave