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Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee

Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee

LSCC The LSCC is made up of the NCSL staff officers, the legislative staff members elected to the NCSL Executive Committee, the staff co-chairs and staff vice chairs of the NCSL Standing Committees, two officers of each of the ten staff sections, and four discretionary appointees of the Staff Chair. 

The purposes of the Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee (LSCC) are to oversee the legislative staff division of NCSL, to coordinate the work of the ten staff sections of NCSL, to promote professional development of legislative staff, and to review and evaluate NCSL services to legislative staff.   LSCC serves in an advisory capacity to the NCSL Executive Committee.

 

WEBINAR | 50 STATE BILL INFORMATION SERVICE (BIS) TRAINING

Webinar graphicLegislators & Legislative Staff Only
Upcoming Training Classes
March-May, 2014

Half hour BIS training webinars are held throughout the year. Sign up to learn what legislative resources are available and how to search for bills by terms and phrases, bill number, author, committee and state.

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UPCOMING 2014 MEETINGS

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May 29-31, Anchorage, Alaska
Aug. 19-22, Minneapolis
Sept. 27-29, Reno, Nev.

Previous Meeting:

Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Austin, Texas
Meeting Information | Agenda Book

WEBINAR | MAKING READERS CARE ABOUT YOUR WRITING

Webinar graphicLegislators & Legislative Staff Only
Friday, April 25, 2014

This one-hour webinar presents the concept of issue-driven writing as a way to connect with legislative audiences.

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LEGISLATIVE STAFF MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

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Application deadline: May 2
Plan to attend this unique eight-day executive management training program designed for senior staff and those on their way to such positions. Learn practical application of tools to meet increasingly complex policy and management demands confronting legislatures. Develop and enhance your management and leadership skills.

 

 

 

 

 

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THE LEGISLATURE AS A CAREER

An initiative from the Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee is aimed at recruiting young people into legislative service. The video at right, "A Day at the Capitol," points to the crucial role legislative staff play in every step of the legislative process.

At www.legislativecareers.org, you can learn more about the variety of roles staffers play in the legislature.

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LSCC BACKGROUND & HISTORY

Data graphicLSCC began as the Special Committee on Legislative Staff Organization established by resolution of the NCSL Executive Committee in 1974 "to define the role and mission of staff in the National Conference of State Legislatures."  The name, Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee, was adopted in 1984.  Review a brief history of LSCC, its major policies, products and resources.

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BROCHURE | LSCC WORKING FOR YOU

Patsy Spaw, Secretary of the Texas Senate NCSL’s past staff chair, Patsy Spaw, Secretary of the Texas Senate, prepared this quick and informative brochure that answers frequently asked questions about the Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee's purpose, how is it organized, who’s a member and much more.

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