Other state laws combine various restrictions for example, north dakota bans the use of indoor tanning by anyone under age 14 unless medically necessary—subsequently requiring parental accompaniment and parental consent for those between 14 and 18 years of age. As of october 1, 2018 state laws and policies an overview of abortion laws background since the supreme court handed down its 1973 decisions in roe v wade and doe v bolton, states have constructed a lattice work of abortion law, codifying, regulating and limiting whether, when and under what circumstances a woman may obtain an abortion. “ban the box” is a national campaign led by civil rights groups to prevent employers from asking about criminal histories on job applications and other forms of initial job screening.
The ban affects more than just the women who need second-trimester abortions and the doctors who care for them: the supreme court's decision abandoned more than 30 years of precedent that put women’s health first when it came to laws that restrict access to abortion. The office of website management, bureau of public affairs, manages this site as a portal for information from the us state department external links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein. Travelstategov legal resources legal resources us citizenship laws and policy possible loss of us nationality and seeking public office in a foreign state other citizenship and nationality links external links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained.
State maps of laws & policies view the laws and policies that affect the lgbtq community and see where the states stand on important issues. Guide of cities, counties, and states with ban the box and other fair hiring policies guide of cities, counties, and states with ban the box and other fair hiring policies a chart summarizing all state and local policies nationwide appears at the end of this guide a best practices and model policies guide provides model laws. The n/a designation refers to the lack of state laws or regulations related to e-cigarettes however, many local laws throughout the us address e-cigarettes please click on a state to see the regulations in place as of june 15, 2018. However, state laws and online retailer policies may further restrict or prohibit ivory sales always consult with your state and the retailer to determine their requirements i have an elephant head with tusks that my father killed in 1949.
State laws and policies on the ban of texting and driving 578 words feb 23rd, 2018 2 pages distracted driving is the leading cause of car accidents in america, followed by. Ban-the-box laws require hiring managers to put off asking about a candidate’s criminal history until after an interview has been conducted or a provisional job offer has been extended. Following is a list of 33 state laws and over 400 school districts that are known to have policies or programs regarding integrated pest management, pesticide bans, and right-to-know we must continue to push schools to adopt, implement, and enforce school pesticide policies that improve the protection of children from pesticides use in schools. Tobacco control policies in nys new york is a leader in tobacco control policy development and implementation, with many strong and effective tobacco control policies in place at the state and local levels state laws related to tobacco include: high taxes on cigarette and other tobacco products. In august 2014, california became the first state to enact legislation imposing a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at large retail stores the bill also required a 10-cent minimum charge for recycled paper bags, reusable plastic bags, and compostable bags at certain locations.
State legislated actions on tobacco issues (slati) state pages click on a state in the map below to get information on its current tobacco control laws, including state restrictions on smoking in public places and workplaces, tobacco excise taxes, and much more. Fair chance hiring, such as ban-the-box, ensures that people with criminal records can overcome employment barriers find resources here to understand ban-the-box laws across the country and how employers can take concrete actions to be part of the solution. Fcra state laws ban-the-box fair credit reporting act (fcra) in order to set a standard for hiring policies, the federal government created the fair credit reporting act, or fcra, which monitors and protects both employers and job candidates. Almost all us states have laws limiting drivers’ cellphone use the evidence suggests that all-driver bans on hand-held phone conversations have resulted in long-term reductions in hand-held phone use, and drivers in ban states reported higher rates of hands-free phone use and lower overall phone use compared with drivers in non-ban states.
A brief history of gun laws and guns in public places more companies, many in the food business, are asking customers to keep guns out of stores a brief history of gun laws and guns in public. The chart below shows at which point after a woman’s last menstrual period that state laws ban abortion each bar’s height is proportional to the state’s population. The aclu believes that state laws against insurance discrimination based on gender identity and/or sex, as well as nondiscrimination provisions in the federal affordable care act, generally ban denial of coverage for “gender incongruent” health care. Arizona and delaware could pose interesting legal challenges in the future because state laws there ban employers from firing workers for off-duty use of marijuana.
Data on state smoke-free policies were obtained from cdc’s state tobacco activities tracking and evaluation (state) system database state legislation is collected quarterly from an online legal research database of state laws and is analyzed, coded, and entered into the state system. 10 states have implemented ban the box policies california colorado connecticut hawaii illinois maryland massachusetts minnesota new mexico rhode island delaware, nebraska, new hampshire, new jersey and virginia have legisla. Laws & policies the causes of illegal logging are varied and complex for many decades, part of the reason why illegal logging and associated trade continued was that consumers did not - and usually could not - distinguish between legally and illegally sourced forest products.