State Policy Updates
Major Developments in Sexual & Reproductive Health
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This update provides information on legislation, as well as relevant executive branch actions and judicial decisions in states across the country.
As of the beginning of June, legislatures in eight states (CA, IL, MA, MI, NJ, NC, OH and PA) and the District of Columbia were in regular session. Thirty-eight state legislatures (AL, AR, AK, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NM, NY, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI and WY) have adjourned their regular sessions. Four state legislatures (MT, NV, ND and TX) do not convene this year.
For information on state policy trends in the first half of 2016, read our recent analysis.Friday, July 1, 2016