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Indiana Lawmakers Continue to Take Aim at Health Care Organization Mergers

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On February 27, 2024, the Indiana House of Representatives (“House”) voted to pass legislation that would call for increased scrutiny regarding mergers between health care organizations. More specifically, the implementation...more

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Live Local Act 2024 Passed by the Florida Legislature

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On February 28, 2024, the Florida House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 328 (“SB 328”), previously unanimously approved by the Florida Senate by a vote of 112 to 1. SB 328, regarded as the Live Local Act 2024 (“LLA...more

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New Jersey Senate Passes Bill to Bar Discrimination Based on Height and Weight

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The New Jersey State Senate recently voted 22-14 to approve Bill S1602, which expands the state’s Law Against Discrimination to include weight and height as protected characteristics. The current Law Against Discrimination...more

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The EU AI Act Is (Almost) Here. What It Means for Your Business

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The EU Parliament’s committees for internal market and civil liberties overwhelmingly adopted the final text of the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act). The European Parliament will now vote on the AI Act in a formality that...more

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NY Governor Vetoes Ban on Employee Noncompete Provisions

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul in December vetoed a bill passed by the New York Legislature that would have prohibited nearly all noncompete agreements in the state regardless of the context, salary level or job function of the...more

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Selected Business Provisions of the Proposed Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024

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On January 31, 2024, the United States House of Representatives passed the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024 (TRAFW Act), which is now under consideration in the Senate. The TRAFW Act, in addition to...more

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Beltway Buzz - February 2024 #2

Long-Awaited Border Deal Arrives With a Thud. A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. Senate this week debuted the text of their long-awaited legislative package addressing the crisis at the United States’ southern...more

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New California Bills Would Require Naloxone in the Workplace to Respond to Drug Overdoses

As evidenced by recent tragic events in the news, drug overdoses are an important issue across the nation. On January 30, 2024, two bills were introduced in the California Legislature to require naloxone in the workplace....more

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California Bill Would Exempt Certain Fast Food Restaurants From $20-per-Hour Minimum Wage

California’s FAST Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (FAST Recovery Act) was repealed on September 28, 2023, when Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) No. 1228....more

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New York’s Retail Workplace Violence Prevention Bill Continues Trend of State Law Workplace Violence Prevention Measures

In response to an increase in workplace violence incidents, many states are enacting laws or regulations designed to prevent workplace violence—a legislative and regulatory trend expected to continue. New York is the latest...more

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Beltway Buzz - January 2024 #3

The Beltway Buzz is a weekly update summarizing labor and employment news from inside the Beltway and clarifying how what’s happening in Washington, D.C., could impact your business. Tax Package/ERC Update. For what seems...more

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Vermont Considers Bringing Its Version of Washington’s ‘My Health My Data Act’ To New England

The Vermont Legislature is considering its version (S.173) of Washington’s My Health My Data Act to regulate non-HIPAA health data. If enacted, the Vermont law would take effect on January 1, 2025. The bill is premised on a...more

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State Comprehensive Privacy Law Update - January 2024

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Following a busy 2023 in which seven states enacted comprehensive privacy laws, we entered this year expecting additional activity on this front across state legislatures. The opening weeks of 2024 have not disappointed. Most...more

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The Latest on Ballot Issues: HB 140 and AOS Campaign Guidance

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While Ohio municipalities generally do not rely on voted ad valorem property taxes as a primary source of funding, such taxes can serve as a useful part of a municipality’s revenue base, and state law, principally in Ohio...more

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New Hampshire Legislature Passes a Comprehensive Privacy Law

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On January 4, 2023, the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 255 (the “Act”) with amendments, setting the stage for New Hampshire to become the latest state with a comprehensive privacy law....more

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Artificial Intelligence-Generated Content in Political Ads Raises New Concerns for Broadcasters

Broadcasters need to be aware of legal issues associated with the use of AI, deepfakes and synthetic media in political advertising. Thirteen states have statutes or legislation governing the use of AI in political...more

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British Columbia Statute on Minimum Employment Standards for App-based Gig Workers Receives Royal Assent, But Relevant Provisions...

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On November 30, 2023, Bill 48 – 2023: Labour Statutes Amendment Act, 2023 (Bill 48), received Royal Assent from the Government of British Columbia (BC).  Bill 48 is a statute pertaining to minimum employment standards for...more

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The Legislature Will Soon Be Back In Town And Facing Imminent Deadlines

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On January 4, 2024, the California legislature will reconvene for the second year of its current biennium.  Joint Rule 51(a)(4).  January opens the new year with some important legislative deadlines....more

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Costa Rica Passes First “Whistleblower Law” to Protect Complainants and Witnesses of Possible Acts of Corruption

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On December 13, 2023, the Legislative Chamber of Costa Rica passed Bill No. 23,449, “Protección de las personas denunciantes y testigos de actos de corrupción contra represalias laborales” (Law for the protection of...more

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The FY 2024 National Defense Authorization Act: What Government Contractors Should Know

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The Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes numerous provisions relevant to government contractors in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, supply chain concerns related to...more

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4 Steps to Prepare for Kenya’s Proposed “Right to Disconnect” Law

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Kenya has taken a significant step in addressing the balance between work and personal life by introducing a “right to disconnect” law. The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2022, which is pending before the Kenyan Senate, would...more

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Continuing an Annual Tradition, the NDAA Contains PFAS Provisions of Note

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The 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (H.R. 2670), which authorizes expenditures for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD or Department), passed the House of Representatives on Dec. 14, 2023, and is headed to...more

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Holland & Knight Data Privacy and Security Report: November 2023

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Welcome to Holland & Knight's monthly data privacy and security news update that includes the latest in policy, regulatory updates and other significant developments....more

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Holland & Knight Health Dose: December 12, 2023

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Holland & Knight Health Dose is an in-depth weekly dose of legislative and regulatory insights to keep stakeholders abreast of happenings in Washington, D.C., impacting the health sector....more

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The Lower Costs More Transparency Act of 2023

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The Lower Costs More Transparency Act of 2023, passed by the House 320-71 on Monday, December 11, 2023, would institute new transparency and pricing rules on pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and hospitals. The bill would...more

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