About Us


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NCSL Bylaws

The NCSL bylaws and rules govern the operation of the conference. The NCSL Executive Committee's Budget, Finance and Rules Committee is the place where revisions are proposed and authorized, and then submitted to the full Executive Committee for consideration.


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2022 NCSL Annual Report

Read about the accomplishments of the National Conference of State Legislatures during the 2022 fiscal year in this report. 



Our Story

In 1974, three organizations represented the interests of legislators and staff, but their influence was diluted. So seven inventive legislative leaders and two staffers got together and envisioned a single national organization to support, defend and strengthen state legislatures. The three organizations dissolved, and on Jan. 1, 1975, the National Conference of State Legislatures was born.