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I Have to Analyze a Legislative Bill…What Do I Do Now?


I Have to Analyze a Legislative Bill... What Do I Do Now?

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Take a peek into the legislative process and learn how to properly interact with the Legislature and the Governor’s Office when writing an analysis.  Find out what resources are available and learn the art of developing and writing effective positions for a strong bill analysis.


Nancy Farias

Nancy Farias has Deputy Secretary for Legislation for the Government Operations Agency (GovOps) since August of 2013.  She was the deputy director of legislative affairs at the California Department of Human Resources from 2012 to 2013. She was legislative director at Service Employees International Union Local 1000 from 2009 to 2012, senior vice president and counsel at Smith Ruddock and Hayes from 2008 to 2009 and counsel and lobbyist at Issues Management Group from 2006 to 2008. Ms. Farias was an associate at Wolkon and Pascucci LLP from 2002 to 2008 and a political consultant at Massachusetts Biotechnology Council from 2001 to 2002. She is a member of the Suffolk University Department of Political Science Board of Governors. Ms. Farias earned a Master of Science degree in political science from Suffolk University and a Juris Doctorate degree from Suffolk University, Law School.

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How to Analyze a Bill and Write a Strong Bill Analysis

Updated 6/10/2015
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