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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 and Legislative Staff Only | Upcoming Training Classes | March-August, 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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2014 MEETINGS

NCSL Executive Committee LogoAugust 18 | Hilton MinneapolisThe Executive Committee and LSCC will meet in conjunciton with the 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis on Monday, August 18.  Join us in Minnesota, and bring home 1,000 ideas from the land of 10,000 lakes.

Sept. 27-29, Reno, Nev. | Senator Debbie Smith is proud to host the first meeting of the 2014-2015 Conference Year in her home state of Nevada.

ANNOUNCEMENT | NCSL 2014 LEGISLATIVE STAFF NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Thomas Wright, Alaska; NCSL Staff Chair (2013-2014)From: Thomas Wright, NCSL Staff Chair | NCSL's 2014 Legislative Staff Nominating Committee is seeking legislative staff to serve on the NCSL Executive Committee for Conference Year 2014-2015. See July deadline dates for letters of declaration.

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WEBINAR | New Drafter Training: What Does that Mean? Crafting and Using Definitions in Statutes

Webinar imageThursday, Sept. 25, 2014 | This hour-long webinar is meant to introduce new legislative drafters to the topic of using definitions in statutes. The webinar will address various drafting considerations.


  

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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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