View a tool that provides a snapshot of each state legislature’s partisan composition, gender and racial composition, and leadership. It also contains general state information.
This 50-state chart provides links to opportunities for the public to participate in virtual, electronic remote legislative hearings during 2021 legislative sessions.
Three states have measures on the November ballot that would amend state lawmakers’ ability to call themselves into special sessions.
W. LaMont Rainey is legal counsel for the Nebraska legislative research office. For its “Staff Snapshots” series, State Legislatures News is asking legislative staff about their role in the legislature. If you’d like to suggest a staffer for this series, please email Holly South at NCSL.
Find out the 2022 state legislative session dates: when state sessions begin, adjourn and convene for special sessions.
Now available online! This guide provides basic parliamentary information in an easy-to-read format. It is not a comprehensive parliamentary manual nor does it cover every nuance of legislative procedure. Rather, it serves as a primer on parliamentary fundamentals.