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L E G I S L A T I V E U P D A T E The Beacon Hill Report by Stephen A.Boksanski MAA/GIA Legislative Agent The Legislature worked its way through a large set of conference committees over the last few weeks of July to resolves differences between House and Senate versions of the big policy develop- ments for 2018. Formal sessions ended early morning August 1 and, as usual, there was a burst of activity leading up to and beyond the Legislature’s deadline. LEGISLATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS FY1 δ Υ‘•Π€‘ ΈΠΰΐΐ€)Q‘”1•₯Ν±…ΡΥΙ”Ν•ΉΠ½Ω•ΙΉ½Θ …­•Θ„™₯Ή…°dΔ䁉Ց•Π½Έ)Υ±δ(Δఁ΅½Ι”Ρ‘…ΈΡέΌέ••­Μ₯ΉΡΌΡ‘”Ή•ά™₯͍…°ε•…ȁ…Ή‘”)Ι•ΡΥΙΉ•„™•ά‘½ι•Έ±₯Ή”₯Ρ•΄Ω•Ρ½•Μ°…΅½ΥΉΡ₯ΉœΡΌ€ΠΰΈδ΅₯°΄)±₯½Έ₯ΈΝΑ•Ή‘₯Ήœ°…±½Ήœέ₯Ρ Ν•Ω•Ι…°Α½±₯δ΅…ΡΡ•Ίё…ЁݕɔΝ•ΉΠ)‰…¬έ₯Ρ Ν՝•ΝΡ•‘…Ή•ΜΈQ‘”1•₯Ν±…ΡΥΙ”½Ω•ΙΙ½‘”…±°‰ΥΠ)½Ή”½˜Ρ‘”±₯Ή”₯Ρ•΅Μ°έ‘₯ Ι•ΕΥ₯Ι•„ΡέΌ΅Ρ‘₯ɑ́΅…©½Ι₯Ρ䰁ɽ±°)…±°Ω½Ρ”₯Έ‰½Ρ ‰Ι…Ή‘•Μέ‘₯±”Α₯­₯Ήœ½ΥЁͽ΅”‰ΥЁΉ½Π…±°½˜)Ρ‘”Α½±₯δ…΅•Ή‘΅•ΉΡΜΈ]‘₯±”₯Ё₯́Α½ΝΝ₯‰±”Ν½΅”½˜Ρ‘”Α½±₯δ)₯ΝΝՕ́½Υ±‰”‘…Ή‘±•‘ΥΙ₯Ήœ₯Ή™½Ι΅…°Ν•ΝΝ₯½Έ°…ΉδΝՍ …Ρ₯Ψ΄)₯Ρδέ½Υ±Ι•ΕΥ₯Ι”ΥΉ…Ή₯΅½Ύ½ΉΝ•ΉΠΈ)½Ή½΅₯Œ•Ω•±½Α΅•ΉΠ€‘ ΈΠΰΨΰ€)=Ή”½˜Ρ‘”±…ΝЁ‰₯œ‰₯±±ΜΡΌΑ…Ν́ё₯͕́ΝΝ₯½Έέ…́„Α…­…”½˜)‰½Ή΅½Ή•δΡΌ™ΥΉΩ…Ι₯½Ύ•½Ή½΅₯Œ‘•Ω•±½Α΅•ΉΠ΅™½ΥΝ•)ΑΙ½Ι…΅Μ°½ΉΝ₯ΝΡ₯Ήœ΅½ΝЁ½˜Ι…ΉΡ́Ѽ‘•±ΐ±½…°‰ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́Ι½ά)…ΉΡΌ•‘Ս…Ρ”Ρ‘”Ι•…ѕȁݽɭ™½Ι”ΈQ‘”™₯Ή…°‰₯±°…ΥΡ‘½Ι₯镐)½Ω•Θ€Ε₯Έ™ΥΉ‘₯Ήœ‰ΥЁέ₯Ρ ‰½Ή‰₯±±Μ°Α…ΝΝ₯ΉœΡ‘”…ΥΡ‘½Ι₯ι„΄)Ρ₯½Έ₯́½Ή±δΡ‘”‰•₯ΉΉ₯Ήœ½˜Ρ‘”ΑΙ½•ΝΜΈ)=Α₯½₯½MΥ‰ΝΡ…Ή”‰ΥΝ”AΙ•Ω•ΉΡ₯½Έ€˜QΙ•…Ρ΅•ΉΠ€‘ ΈΠΰΨΨ€)Q‘”½Ω•ΙΉ½Θ™₯±•Ρ‘” IΠ•…Ι±₯•ΘΡ‘₯́啅ȁ…́„™½±±½άΥΐ)ΡΌΡ‘”½Ι₯₯Ή…°±…܁…‘‘Ι•ΝΝ₯ΉœΡ‘”½Α₯½₯•Α₯‘•΅₯ŒΡ‘…Ё݅Μ)•Ή…Ρ•₯Έ€ΘΐΔΨΈQ‘”1•₯Ν±…ΡΥΙ”Ν•ΉΠ‘₯΄„Ι•Ω₯Ν•Ω•ΙΝ₯½ΈΡ‘…Π)‘₯Ή½Π₯Ή±Υ‘”½Ή”½˜‘₯́­•δΑΙ₯½Ι₯Ρ₯•Μ°„΅…Ή‘…Ρ½Ιδ€άΘ΅‘½ΥΘ)‘½±½Έ•ΙΡ…₯Έ₯Ή‘₯Ω₯‘Υ…±Μ°‰ΥЁ‘½•ΜΙ•ΑΙ•Ν•ΉΠ…Ή½Ρ‘•ΘΝΡ•ΐ₯Έ)έ‘…Ё…±°ΝΡ…­•‘½±‘•Ίɕ½Ή₯锁έ₯±°Ι•ΕΥ₯Ι”„Ι½‰ΥΝЁ…ΉΝΥΜ΄)Ρ…₯Ή••™™½ΙΠΈQ‘₯́‰₯±°έ…́Ν₯Ή•₯ΉΡΌ±…܁‰δΡ‘”½Ω•ΙΉ½Θ½Έ)Q‘ΥΙΝ‘…䰁՝ΥΝΠ€δ°€ΘΐΔΰΈ)ΉΩ₯Ι½Ή΅•ΉΡ…° ½Ή€‘ ΈΠΰΜΤ€)Q‘”1•₯Ν±…ΡΥΙ”‘…́ɕ…‘•…Ι••΅•ΉΠ½Έ…Έ•ΉΩ₯Ι½Ή΅•ΉΡ…°)‰½Ή‰₯±°Ρ‘…Ё‘…́‰••Έ•ΉΙ½ΝΝ•‰δΡ‘”!½ΥΝ”…ΉΡ‘”M•Ή…Ρ”Έ)e½Τ΅…δΙ•…±°Ρ‘•Ι”έ•Ι”„½ΥΑ±”½˜Α½±±₯Ή…ѽȁΑΙ½Ρ•Ρ₯½Έ΄)Ι•±…Ρ•…΅•Ή‘΅•ΉΡ́™₯±•‘ΥΙ₯ΉœΡ‘”M•Ή…Ρ”‘•‰…Ρ”°‰ΥЁё½Ν”)έ•Ι”έ₯Ρ‘‘Ι…έΈ…ΉΡ‘•Ι•™½Ι”Ή½ΠΑ…ΙЁ½˜Ρ‘”™₯Ή…°Α…­…”Έ(Δ؁59]L€ΌM•ΑΡ•΅‰•Θ€ΘΐΔΰ) ±•…ΈΉ•Ιδ€‘ ΈΠΰΤά€)Q‘₯́±•₯Ν±…Ρ₯½Έ₯ΉΙ•…͕́ё”…΅½ΥΉΠ½˜Ι•Ή•έ…‰±”•Ή•ΙδΡ‘…Π)ΥΡ₯±₯Ρ₯•Μ΅ΥΝЁΑΥɍ‘…͔聅Έ…‘‘₯Ρ₯½Ή…°€Δ”•… ε•…ȁչΡ₯°€ΘΐΘΐ°)Ρ‘•Έ…Έ…‘‘₯Ρ₯½Ή…°€Θ”•… ε•…ȁչΡ₯°€ΘΐΜΐ°…ΉΡ‘•Έ€Δ”•… )啅ȁ₯ΈΑ•ΙΑ•ΡΥ₯Ρ丁Q‘”‰₯±°…±ΝΌΙ•…ѕ́Ή•άΝΡ…Ή‘…ɑ́™½ΘƒŠq±•…Έ)Α•…¬Ι•Ν½Υɍ•ΟŠtΡ‘…Ё΅ΥΝЁ‰”Ω•Ι₯™₯•…ΉΥΝ•‰δΥΝΡ½΅•ΙΜ)‘ΥΙ₯ΉœΑ•…¬‘•΅…ΉΡ₯΅•ΜΈQ‘₯́‰₯±°έ…́Ν₯Ή•₯ΉΡΌ±…܁‰δΡ‘”)½Ω•ΙΉ½Θ½ΈQ‘ΥΙΝ‘…䰁՝ΥΝΠ€δ°€ΘΐΔΰΈ)5₯Ή₯΅Υ΄]…”°A…₯…΅₯±δ€˜5•‘₯…°1•…Ω”°M…±•ΜQ…ΰ!½±€΄)‘…䀑 ‘…ΑΡ•Θ€ΔΘā½˜Ρ‘”Ρ́½˜€ΘΐΔΰ€)Q‘Ι•”‰…±±½ΠΕΥ•ΝΡ₯½ΉΜ½ΠΙ½±±•₯ΉΡΌ½Ή”‰₯±°Ρ‘…Ё݅́•ΉΙ½ΝΝ•)…Ή•Ή…Ρ•‰δΡ‘”1•₯Ν±…ΡΥΙ”½Έ)ΥΉ”€Θā…Ήέ…́Ν₯Ή•‰δ)½Ω•ΙΉ½Θ …­•Θ½Έ)ΥΉ”€ΘกQ‘”Α…­…”₯Ή±Υ‘•ΜΑΙ½Ω₯Ν₯½ΉΜΡΌ)Ι…₯Ν”Ρ‘”΅₯Ή₯΅Υ΄έ…”ΡΌ€ΔΤ½‘½Υȁ½Ω•ΘΡ‘”Ή•αЀԁ啅Ίݑ₯±”)Ι•‘Ս₯ΉœΡ‘”Ρ₯΅”΅…Ή΅„΅‘…±˜ΑΙ•΅₯Υ΄MΥΉ‘…δΑ…䁽ٕȁё”)Ν…΅”Α•Ι₯½μ•ΝΡ…‰±₯Ν‘₯Ήœ„Α•Ι΅…Ή•ΉΠΝ…±•ΜΡ…ΰ‘½±₯‘…δ쁅Ή)•ΝΡ…‰±₯Ν‘₯Ήœ„Ή•άΑ…₯™…΅₯±δ…Ή΅•‘₯…°±•…Ω”ΑΙ½Ι…΄ΈAΙΌ΄)Α½Ή•ΉΡ́½˜Ρ‘”ΕΥ•ΝΡ₯½ΉΜ…Ι••ΡΌΑΥ±°Ρ‘•΄™Ι½΄…ΑΑ•…Ι₯Ήœ½Έ)Ρ‘”9½Ω•΅‰•Θ‰…±±½Π°‰ΥЁ΅₯Ή₯΅Υ΄έ…”ΑΙ½Α½Ή•ΉΡ́ɕ΅…₯Έ)ΥΑ͕Ё½Ω•ΘΡ‘”₯Ή±ΥΝ₯½Έ½˜±…ΉΥ…”Ρ‘…Ё‘₯΅₯Ή₯Ν‘•Μ…ΉΥ±Ρ€΄)΅…Ρ•±δΙ•΅½Ω•ΜΑΙ•΅₯Υ΄Α…䁙½ΘΙ•Ρ…₯°έ½Ι­•Ί½ΈMΥΉ‘…εΜΈ)5%MM=AA=IQU9%Q%L)Ёё”Ρ½ΐ½˜Ρ‘”±₯ΝЁ½˜Ρ‘₯ΉΜΡ‘…Ё‘₯‘»ŠeЁ‘…ΑΑ•Έ₯́„‘•…±Ρ …Ι”)Ι•™½Ι΄Α…­…”Ρ‘…Ё…΅½Ήœ½Ρ‘•ΘΡ‘₯ΉΜ°Ν½Υ‘ЁѼ…ΝΝ•Ν́™••Μ)½Έ•ΙΡ…₯Έ‘½ΝΑ₯Ρ…±ΜΡ‘…ЁݽձΥ±Ρ₯΅…Ρ•±δ‰”Ι•‘₯ΝΡΙ₯‰ΥΡ•ΡΌ)½΅΅ΥΉ₯Ρ䁑½ΝΑ₯Ρ…±ΜΡ‘…Ё…»ŠeЁ½΅Α•Ρ”…Ή΅…Ήδ½˜έ‘₯ …Ι”)ΝΡΙ՝±₯ΉœΡΌΙ•΅…₯Έ½Α•ΈΈQ‘•Ν”‰₯±±Μ…±ΝΌ₯Ή±Υ‘•‘Ι…΅…Ρ₯…±±δ)‘₯™™•Ι•ΉΠ…ΑΑΙ½…‘•ΜΡΌΙ•ΕΥ₯Ι”Α‘…Ι΅…•ΥΡ₯…°½΅Α…Ή₯•ΜΡΌ)Ν‘…Ι”™₯Ή…Ή₯…°₯Ή™½Ι΅…Ρ₯½Έ₯ΈΡ‘”Ή…΅”½˜ΡΙ…ΉΝΑ…Ι•ΉδΈ)Ή½Ρ‘•ΘΑΙ₯½Ι₯Ρ䁙½Θ½Ω•ΙΉ½Θ …­•Θ°‰½Ή‘₯Ήœ™½ΘΝΡ…Ρ”ΝΥΐ΄)Α½ΙΡ•‘½ΥΝ₯ΉœΑΙ½‘ՍΡ₯½Έ°…±ΝΌ™•±°Ν‘½ΙЁ½˜Ρ‘”½…°±₯Ή”Έ½Θ)‰…±±½ΠΕΥ•ΝΡ₯½Έ½½ΉΝΡ₯ΡΥΡ₯½Ή…°…΅•Ή‘΅•ΉΠΝΥΑΑ½ΙΡ•Ίё”‰₯•ΝΠ)±½Ν́…΅”™Ι½΄Ρ‘”5M) έ‘•ΈΡ‘•δΙΥ±•Ρ‘”Ι…‘Υ…Ρ•)₯Ή½΅”ΏŠq5₯±±₯½Ή…₯Ι—ŠeϊtΡ…ΰέ…́չ½ΉΝΡ₯ΡΥΡ₯½Ή…°…Ή­Ή½­•₯Π)½™˜Ρ‘”‰…±±½ΠΈ)Q‘”™₯Ή…°₯ΝΝΥ”½˜Ή½Ρ”°½Ή”Ρ‘…Ё₯́Ή½Ρ…‰±δ…‰Ν•ΉΡ₯˜ε½Τ™½±±½ά)Ρ‘₯́ΝΡΥ™˜°₯́½ΝЁ½ΉΡΙ½°Ι•™½Ι΅ΜΡ‘…ЁݕɔΝ½Υ‘Ё‰δΡ‘”½Ω•Θ΄)Ή½Θ…́Α…ΙЁ½˜…Έ…Ι••΅•ΉΠΡΌ₯΅Α½Ν”Ή•άƒŠqΡ•΅Α½Ι…ΙηŠt₯ΉΙ•…Ν•Μ)₯Έ5 ™••ΜΑ…₯‰δ•΅Α±½ε•ΙΜΈ%Έ€ΘΐΔά°Ρ‘”½Ω•ΙΉ½Θ…Ι••)Ή½ΠΡΌΩ•ΡΌΡ‘”1•₯Ν±…ΡΥΙ—ŠéΑΙ½Α½Ν…°₯˜‘”½Υ±‰”…ΝΝΥΙ•Ρ‘…Π)Ρ‘”½ΝΠ΅ΥΡΡ₯ΉœΙ•™½Ι΅Μ‘”Ν½Υ‘Ё™½Θ5…ΝΝ!•…±Ρ έ½Υ±‰”