Developed through years of expertise, CPS HR teaches up-to-date skills applicable on the job.
Legislative Bill Analysis
This course is designed for any State employee who is required to analyze a bill to determine its impact on a State department or program.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Legislative personnel who have been in the job 6-12 months or who have recently been assigned this task. Legislative analysts who need a refresher or deeper understanding of the process are also advised to take this class.
Describe the legislative process including how a bill becomes law
Define and discuss at least 20 terms related to the legislative process
Name at least five different sources for locating information in order to analyze the impact of legislation
Identify the key components and sections of a bill
Be proficient reading different versions of a bill
Know when to propose amendments and how to write amendment language
Summarize a bill and learn how to get started writing the main sections of a bill analysis
Use the Internet as a legislative tool to subscribe to a bill and listen to committee hearings and to gather information including; background on specific Assembly and Senate bills, the legislative calendar and bill analyses prepared by legislative committees