How a Bill Becomes a Law
Legislative Worksheet (SBAR Format) –
How a Bill Becomes a LawSITUATION: IS THIS SOMETHING THAT CAN BE LEGISLATED?· Identify the problem/concern:· State your proposal/idea.BACKGROUND: DO YOUR RESEARCH· Include studies, reports, personal experience, or anecdotal stories related to your proposal.· Has there been similar legislation introduced and/or passed in other states? If so, include it.ASSESSMENT: FINANCES AND STAKEHOLDERS· Identify financial impact if any (e.g., added costs, cost savings, increased revenue):· Identify stakeholder groups that would support this bill:· Identify people/groups that would oppose this bill:RECOMMENDATION· Make an appointment with your legislator to discuss your proposal.© 2013. Grand Canyon University. All Rights Reserved.