2012 (April) Inside the Legislative Process Committee Meeting Minutes


American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries (ASLCS)

Phoenix, AZ
April 21, 2012

Call to Order

The meeting of the Inside the Legislative Process Committee was called to order by Bernadette McNulty (CA) on behalf of the chair, David Surdez (MN).


The following member of the committee was present: Bernadette McNulty (CA).

Other members/guests in attendance included Joan Romano (AZ), Sharon Soliere (AZ), Leslie Edwards (AZ), and Brenda Erickson (NCSL).

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the last meeting held during the Professional Development Seminar in Branson, MO, were reviewed and approved.

Old Business

The current survey has been sent twice (Nov.-Dec. 2011 and mid-March 2012). As of April 18, 2012, several states had not responded, and Brenda will send the survey a third time. Copies of the survey were made available to members attending the spring business meeting. Committee members are willing to contact states who have not responded to assist Brenda with gathering the data.

New Business

Close the gap on the no-response states.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.