Awards for Outstanding Legislative Documents | 2015 Legislative Summit


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Seattle—Thirteen outstanding documents on topics ranging from natural resources to a correctional facility to new technologies were honored by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) during its 42nd annual Legislative Summit in Seattle.

The Notable Documents Awards are presented annually by the Legislative Research Librarians staff section. The award recognizes excellence in documents that explore topics of interest to legislators and staff, and present substantive material in an outstanding format. For purposes of the award, a "document" is one produced by a federal, state or local government. Eligible formats include print and electronic publications, periodicals, serials or websites.

The 2015 Notable Documents are:


History of Legislation

Innovative Presentation

Notable Online Resource

Performance Evaluation

Public Policy | Economy

Public Policy | Fiscal

Public Policy |Environmental

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