Check out NCSL's new database that brings you up-to-date, real-time information about bills related to and responding to COVID-19 that have been introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Every state has its own unique workers’ compensation policy landscape. States apply varying coverage requirements and standards based on industry, occupation, and the size and structure of a business.
The NCSL criminal justice program is hosting a series of virtual meetings on the most pressing topics to meet your needs. They will feature NCSL staff and other experts on the topic, and will give you the opportunity to ask questions and let us know how we can best serve you during this time.
With seat belts saving hundreds of thousands of lives each year, states and the federal government continue to push their use. Almost all states require buckling up, but the laws vary in where belts are required (front and/or back seat) and how they are enforced.
Now more than ever, the health care industry and access to proper health care is overextended. This new NCSL report provides strategies policymakers have pursued to improve access to care.
States have deployed a broad range of policies to reduce building energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The most common policy implemented by states in the area of building efficiency relates to the state’s building code.