Section 11 | Jurisdictions of the NCSL Standing Committees 2013-2014

The NCSL Standing Committees are composed of legislators and legislative staff who are appointed by the leadership of the legislatures. The committees are the main organizational mechanism for serving NCSL members. There are eight committees that deal with both state and state-federal issues. The jurisdictions of the standing committees are similar to those of committees in the state legislatures.  Those standing committees are:
 

Budgets and Revenue

Communications, Financial Services
and Interstate Commerce


Education

Health and Human Services and Welfare

Labor and Economic Development

Law and Criminal Justice
 

Legislative Effectiveness

Natural Resources and Infrastructure

  

Budgets and Revenue

  • Budgets-Federal
  • Budgets-State
  • Federal Funding
  • Federal Mandates
  • Federal Revenues and Taxes     
  • Fiscal and Tax Issues
  • Income Taxes
  • Legislative Budget Process
  • Oversight
  • Pensions
  • Program Evaluation
  • Property Taxes
  • Public Finance Issues
  • Regionalism
  • Sales Tax
  • State and Local Revenue System
  • State Revenues and Taxes
  • State-Local Relations
  • Taxes
  • Unfunded Mandates

Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce

  • Banks and Banking
  • Broadband Technologies
  • Business Activity Taxes
  • Cable TV Regulation
  • Community Reinvestment Act
  • Computer and Information Systems
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Content Regulation
  • Credit Cards and Bureaus
  • Credit Unions
  • Dual Banking System
  • Dual Chartering of Insurance
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Electronic Commerce Sales Tax
  • Electronic Government
  • Electronic Records and Information
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Privacy
  • Information Technology and Policy
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Redlining
  • Insurance Solvency/State Guaranty Funds
  • Internet and Electronic Privacy
  • Internet Regulation
  • Internet Tax
  • Interstate Commerce
  • Natural Disaster Insurance
  • Securities
  • Spectrum Allocation
  • State Internet Networks
  • State Telecommunications Networks
  • Telecommunications
  • Telecommunications Taxes
  • Wireless Communications

Education

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
  • Education Act
  • Education Finance
  • Education Reform
  • Elementary and Secondary
  • Higher Education
  • School Adequacy
  • School Finance
  • Schools-Choice/Charter
  • Schools-Violence
  • Special Education
  • Teachers

Health and Human Services 

  • Abortion
  • Adoption
  • Aging
  • AIDS/HIV
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Bioterrorism
  • Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Child Welfare
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Commodity Distribution
  • Diseases
  • Domestic Violence
  • Early Childhoold
  • Elderly
  • Fatherhood
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Food Stamps
  • Foster Care
  • Genetic Testing
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Professions
  • Homeless
  • Immigration
  • Income Security
  • LIHEAP
  • Long-Term Care
  • Managed Care
  • Marriage/Divorce
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medical Records/Privacy
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing Homes
  • Pharmaceutical Drugs
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Refugee Assistance
  • Social Security
  • Social Services Block Grant
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Substance Abuse
  • Tobacco
  • Welfare Reform/TANF
  • Welfare to Work

Labor and Economic Development

  • Adult Education
  • Arts and Culture
  • Community Revitalization
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Davis Bacon Act
  • Economic Development
  • Employment
  • Employment Training
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Growth Management
  • Historic Preservation
  • Housing
  • International Trade
  • Labor
  • Libraries
  • Life-Long Learning
  • Minimum Wage
  • Public Employees Retirement
  • Right-to-Work Laws
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Social Security
  • State Minimum Wage
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Unemployment
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Unions
  • Urban Renewal
  • Violence-Workplace
  • Workers Compensation
  • Workplace Discrimination
  • Workforce Development

 Law and Criminal Justice

  • Campaign Finance
  • Capital Punishment
  • Civil Rights
  • Constitution and Constitutional Law
  • Corrections
  • Crime Victims
  • Criminal Justice
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Crime
  • Elections and Election Reform
  • Executive Order on Federalism
  • Federal Courts
  • Federalism
  • Gambling
  • Gangs
  • Gay Rights
  • Gun Control
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
  • Immigration
  • Initiative and Referendum
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Law Enforcement
  • Liability
  • Native American Affairs
  • Preemption
  • Prisons and Jails
  • Probation and Parole
  • Product Liability
  • Public Safety
  • Sentencing
  • State Courts
  • State-Tribal
  • Takings
  • Voting Rights Act

Legislative Effectiveness

  • Civic Education
  • Congressional Procedures and Reform
  • Executive Branch
  • Legislative Committees
  • Legislative Computer Systems
  • Legislative Ethics
  • Legislative Expenditures
  • Legislative Leadership
  • Legislative Operations
  • Legislative Orientation/Training
  • Legislative Program Evaluation
  • Legislative Rules and Procedures
  • Legislative Staff
  • Legislative Structure
  • Legislator and Staff Training
  • Legislators
  • Media Relations
  • Open Meetings
  • Public Information
  • Public Records
  • Separation of Powers
  • State Privacy Policies
  • Term Limits

Natural Resources and Infrastructure

  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Energy
  • Amtrak
  • Aviation
  • Brownfields
  • Biotechnology
  • Cell Phones
  • Clean Air 

 

  • Driver Licensing
  • Drunk Driving
  • Electric Industry Restructuring
  • Electric Utilities Regulation
  • Energy Production
  • Environement Health
  • Federal Transportation Funding
  • Growth Management
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Highways
  • Motor Vehicles
  • NationalEnergy Act
  • National Disasters
  • Natural Resources
  • Nuclear Waste
  • Pesticides
  • Pipeline Safety
  • Pollutions Prevention
  • Power Producing Industries

 

  • Radioactive Wastes
  • Railroads
  • Superfund
  • Surface Transportation
  • Takings
  • Traffic Safety
  • Transportation
  • Waste Disposal
  • Water Policy
  • Wetlands Policy

 Last Updated June 2013