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Legislative Staff Achievement Awards

Beginning in 1997, each of the NCSL staff professional associations were given the opportunity to recognize among their membership up to two legislative staff or agencies who made outstanding contributions to their legislatures and to the staff association. The award was established through the Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee as a means of recognizing excellence in service to state legislatures. In addition to the staff professional association honorees, the staff co-chair(s) of the NCSL Standing Committees may select up to two additional award recipients.

Visit the award pages for each of the staff associations below:

Notable Document Awards

Each year, the Legislative Research Librarians (LRL) staff association sponsors the competition for outstanding state and legislative documents.

Any state or legislative document published in the last two years is eligible. Submissions are generally made through each state’s legislative librarian, but can be made by other interested persons.

The Notable Documents Awards are presented annually by the Legislative Research Librarians. 2023 recipients will be recognized at NCSL’s “Salute to Legislative Staff” at NCSL’s 2024 Legislative Summit in Kentucky (Aug. 5-7) and at the Legislative Research Librarians annual business meeting.

Online Democracy Award

LINCS/NALIT Online Democracy Award is given each year to a legislature, legislative chamber or caucus whose website helps make democracy user-friendly. The award is presented to the winning state at NCSL’s “Salute to Legislative Staff” session at NCSL’s 2024 Legislative Summit in Kentucky (Aug. 5-7).

NCSL Staff Chair Sabrina Lewellen Calls for LSAA Nominations

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