Legislative Review


Welcome to Blacks In Government's Legislative Action Center for up-to-date information on legislation that impacts African-American public services employees and military personnel and retirees. This internet-based information system will provide members with 24 hour-a-day access to important information on legislative issues and related matters to keep you informed and mobilize you to act.


National Legislative Review Committee:Julius M. Riddick , Chairperon, Yolanda Brown-Harris, Region V; Region XI; Joi Johnson, Region III; Priscilla Martin, Region VII; Bonita Oden, Region XI; Merton Simpson, Region II; Rhonda Scott-Johnson, Region XI; Barry Smith, Region III; Glenn Smith, Region III , and M. Pat Swailes, Region XI.



CURRENT ISSUES

 


FEDERAL LEGISLATION

AGENCY OVERSIGHT AND
HUMAN RESOURCE REFORM


STATE LEGISLATION

     

·        2005 Defense Authorization Bill

·        BRAC

·        H.R. 2046, Servicemembers’
Health Insurance Protection (SHIP) Act

·        S.B. 1182, Veterans Health Care Improvements Act

·        S.B. 58, Space-A Travel Benefits for Disabled Vets

·        Telework


RESOURCES

How a Bill Becomes State Law

How a Bill Becomes Federal Law
House
Senate

Write Your Representative


U. S. Senate

U.S. House of Representatives

Upcoming Events on Capitol Hill

·        No FEAR
The Law

·        MD 715

·        Whistleblower Protection

·        OMB Circular A-76

      Federal policy for the
competition of commercial activities

·        Department of Defense National Security
Personnel System (NSPS)

·        Department of Homeland Security Human
Resource Management System

·        Civil Service Modernization Act

·        Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement
and Modernization Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-173)

·        Social Security / Pension Reform
President Bush Plan


·Medicaid        
·National Conference of State Legislatures       
·http://www.ncsl.org/ 

OTHER LEGISLATIVE MATTERS

·        HR 40, A Study of Reparations for African Americans

·        HR 40, Tool Kit

·        2005 Help America Vote Act

·        Hate Crime Act

·        S. Res. 39, Senate Apology

·        BIG Resolution


Archive News



E-Mail Legislative Review Chairperson
Previous Web Page To Top Of Web Page