Legislative Liaison

LEGISLATIVE/LIAISON COMMITTEE JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Pursuant to Article 7.2 of the Association By-Laws, Legislative/Liaison Committee is a Standing Committee. The Chair and all members are appointed by the President (Article 7.1).

 

The objectives set forth in the Long Range Planning is to expand on them. Make sure you read the Long Range Plan and Bylaws.

  • Review past accomplishments set forth in the Long Range Plan
  • Review the final report on the Legislative Committee and follow through with any pending responsibilities that were not completed in the previous year.
  • Develop new ideas that may benefit the ABJA
  • Prepare an article for each issue of the ABJA newsletter, Behind the Bench.
  • Prepare an annual report recapping the activity of your Committee over the past year and submit it to the President and Chair of the Long Range Planning Committee.  The report is due two weeks prior to the Annual Meeting.
  • Act as liaison between the FJSA and ABJA for planning future joint meetings: contact the present President of the FJSA and the Liaison Committee  to set up conference calls for discussing future joint meetings, such as when and where we would meet.  Report on the discussions to the President and plan to discuss it at the business meeting.

 

Budget Submission and Financial Responsibilities:

All Committee Chairs will prepare a proposed budget for the following year at least 60 days prior to the Annual Meeting and submit it to the Finance Committee.  Committee Chairs will also prepare an annual report recapping the activity of your Committee over the past year and submit it to the President and Chair of the Long Range Planning Committee two weeks prior to the Annual meeting.