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Section Newsletter Articles on Legislative Process

From the governor’s office to the law office By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2012 Where do laws come from? Where do legislators get their ideas for laws? Author Richard Zuckerman sheds some light on these common questions.
The dance of legislation: Shell bills By Lee Beneze Elder Law, August 2010 The term "shell bill" is often used during legislative session. What is it, and how is it used?
“Shell bills” and the legislative process By Lee Beneze Elder Law, May 2008 As we approach the end of the current General Assembly session, various legislative maneuvers to move or block legislation can occur.