NCSL Recognizes Outstanding Legislative Documents


NCSL NewsDocuments Produced by State Legislative Staff and Agencies Win Awards

Chicago–Twelve outstanding documents on topics ranging from fine art and history of state legislatures to firefighter exposure and health were honored by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) during its 42st annual Legislative Summit in Chicago.

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 2016 Notable Documents are:

Historical and Cultural Resources

History of Legislation 


Legislatively Mandated

Legislator's Guide

Performance Evaluation

Public Policy--Education

Public Policy--Health

NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the states, commonwealths and territories. It provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the American federal system.