The RELACS Report

9/24/2020
RELACS
Research Editorial Legal And Committee Staff

Welcome to The RELACS Report, the online journal of the Research, Editorial, Legal and Committee Staff (RELACS) professional association of NCSL.

This is the place to find articles on topics relevant to the various roles you, the association members, perform for your state legislatures, to get news from state legislatures around the country and to learn about the professional development opportunities provided by RELACS and NCSL.

The editorial board invites you to contribute your own knowledge and expertise! Please see our submission guidelines for more information.

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The Year Ahead

Fred Messerer, RELACS vice chair, has made his peace with 2020 and is looking forward to 2021. Read his letter to RELACS members.

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2020 - RELACS Legislative Staff Achievement Awards

RELACS is Proud to Announce the 2020 recipents of the Legislative Staff Achievement Awards

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Upcoming RELACS and NCSL Meetings

The Research, Editorial, Legal and Committee Staff (RELACS) professional association invites you to a series of three professional development meetings.

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Letter from the Chair

RELACS Chair, Jamie Shanks discusses recent descisions made by the executive committee and upcoming online events.

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RELACS Will Offer Several Virtual Meetings in 2020

RELACS is planning a multi-part series of webinars and virtual meetings during the coming year.

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Suddenly, we’re editing bill drafts from home

These staff are editing bill drafts, legal memos, research memos and research publications from home.

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NCSL Resources for Legislative Staff

NCSL provides LegisBriefs, Webinars, web pages, and podcasts with information on policy issues and skills that help legislative staff.

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Legislative Staff Week | May 4-8, 2020

Give your colleagues a standing ovation for their work to support their state legislatures.

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SCOTUS Rules State Legislatures Can’t Copyright Statutory Annotations

In Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org the Supreme Court held 5-4 that non-binding, explanatory legal materials created by state legislatures cannot be copyrighted.

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Nominate a RELACS Member for the 2020 Legislative Staff Achievement Award

Nominations for the 2020 Legislative Staff Achievement Award from the Research, Editorial, Legal and Committee Staff association (RELACS) are now being accepted.

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