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1998 - 2015 Ratified Policy Resolutions

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Executive Committee Leadership

98-01 Change of NBCSL Fiscal Year
98-02 State Child Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
98-03 Ernestine Dillard: NBCSL 1998 Artist-in-Residence

Elementary and Secondary Education Leadership

98-04 America’s Public School Buildings
98-05 Delivering Quality Education to African-American Children
98-06 Improving Low-Performing Schools
98-07 “Read Across America” Day

Health Committee Leadership

98-08 Managed Care and Consumer Protections
98-09 Increasing Public Awareness of Post-menopausal Women’s Health
98-10 Coverage of Routine Glaucoma Screening

Housing Committee Leadership

98-11 The Nat’l Brotherhood of Section 3 Workers of Local 1888
98-12 Measures to Address the Problem of Childhood Lead Exposure

Human Services Committee Leadership

98-13 Condemnation of the Cowardly Act of Child Abuse and Neglect
98-14 Blood Pressure Awareness, Prevention and Treatment

Insurance Committee Leadership

98-15 Support for Methods for Determining Fair Insurance Practices

International Affairs Committee Leadership

98-16 Support for Australia’s Delegation of Aboriginal People
98-17 Urging Increased Involvement in U.S. Policy Toward African Nations
98-18 Support for Democracy in Haiti
98-19 Support for the Current Government of Sudan
98-20 African Trade and Investment Legislation
98-21 Debt Relief for African Countries
98-22 Support for the Rights of African Hebrew Israelites

Labor and Management Committee Leadership

98-23 A Call for Job Training Legislation
98-24 Support for a Living Wage
98-25 Workers’ Civil Rights to Free Association
98-26 Protections for Welfare Reform Workers
98-27 The Crown Central Petroleum Lockout

Law and Justice Committee Leadership

98-28 Urging the Establishment of State Commissions on Race Relations
98-29 Support for Statistical Sampling for the 2000 Census
98-30 Creation of a Task Force on Alternative Election Systems
98-31 Support for the Appointment and Confirmation of Bill Lann Lee
98-32 Support for the Appointment of David Satcher, MD
98-33 Support for the Nomination of Florida State Senator Darryl Jones
98-34 Support for the National Coalition on Black Voter Participation
98-35 Support for the CBC Working group on the Tobacco Settlement
98-36 The Prevalence of Weapons in Our Communities
98-37 Support of Equal Opportunity for All People
98-38 U.S. Constitution’s Reference to a Three-fifths Personhood

Post-Secondary Education Committee Leadership

98-39 Redeeming the American Promise Through Higher Education
98-40 Recognition of the Underground Railroad

Telecommunications and Energy Committee Leadership

98-41 Principles for Restructuring the Electric Power Industry

Transportation and Environment Committee

98-42 Neighborhood Protection Act
98-43 Transportation Improvements and Economic Opportunity
98-44 Environment Rights

Youth Committee Leadership

98-45 Renouncing and Denouncing the Use of the “N” Word
98-46 Support for the Black Student Leadership Forum

African-American Males Task Force Leadership

98-47 Privatization of Prisons

Ethics Task Force Leadership

98-48 Orientation for Legislators on Matters Dealing with Ethics

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00-01 Binding Arbitration
00-02 Financial Support for the Black Press
00-03 Minority Contracting
00-04 Head Start Quality Improvements
00-05 Children’s Access to Books
00-06 Commission on Academic Excellence
00-07 Full-Day Kindergarten
00-08 Support for the Creation of More Affordable Childcare with A Focus on Strategies to increase Reading Readiness
00-09 Opposition to School Vouchers
00-10 Raising Reading Achievement
00-11 Tracking and So-Called “Ability Grouping”
00-12 Family Literacy
00-13 Support for Paraprofessional in Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
00-14 Adequate Staffing Standards for Direct Care Nursing
00-15 Ensuring Unrestricted Access to Prescription Medicines in Public Programs for the Poor and Underserved
00-16 Patient Safety
00-17 Prevention and Treatment Dollars for Underserved Women at Risk for Breast and Cervical Cancer
00-18 Adequate Public Funding of Substance Abuse Treatment Programs for Low-income Citizens
00-19 Concerning Federal Housing and Community Programs
00-20 Access to Financial Service Products
00-21 Hunger in the United States
00-22 Family Violence — the Effect on Poverty, Hunger, Welfare, Child Welfare and Homelessness
00-23 Banana Wars
00-24 HBCU Consortium and international Center for Study Abroad in Africa and the Caribbean
00-25 Immigration Laws
00-26 African African-American Legislative, Educational and Assistance Exchanges
00-27 Liberia
00-28 Partnership for Excellence in African Children’s Education (Peace)
00-29 Sierra Leone
00-30 Sudan
00-31 foreign Accountability
00-32 United States Refugee Policy toward African Nations
00-33 Facility Safety Legislation
00-34 Workers’ Freedom to Choose A Union
00-35 Postal Service Privatization
00-36 Support for Census 2000
00-37 Don King
00-38 Black Farmers
00-39 Confirmation of African-American Federal Judges
00-40 Voting Restrictions on Ex-offenders
00-41 State Bias Crime Sentencing
00-42 Title Vi Compliance Special Task force
00-43 Nationwide Affirmative Action initiatives
00-44 Legislative Proposals Regarding Racial Profiling
00-45 Equity and Opportunity in Post-Secondary Education
00-46 Affirmative Action in Higher Education
00-47 Post-Secondary Education Opportunities for Women on Welfare
00-48 Reaffirming Access and Opportunity
00-49 Energy Sector
00-50 Improving Health Through Better Transportation Planning
00-51 Transportation Planning Reform
00-52 Railroad Traffic Safety
00-53 the 2000 Census
00-54 Addressing the Disproportionate Consumption of Malt Liquor in Urban African-American Communities
00-55 the Use of Psychiatric Drugs on School-Age Children
00-56 Developing Entrepreneurial Programs for Youth
00-57 Research and information Technology
00-58 Submittal of Model Legislation
00-59 Campaign Finance Reform
00-60 National Voting Rights Celebration
00-61 Regional Workshops on Ethics
00-62 Establishment of A Legal Defense Fund
00-63 Ethics Standing Committee
00-64 Campaign Code of Ethics
00-65 Privatization of Social Services
00-66 Welfare Reform
00-67 Endorsement of the Public influences of African-American Churches Project — the Leadership Center at Morehouse College
00-68 in Support of the National Black Family Empowerment Agenda Network
00-69 George Washington Carver Day
00-70 Hurricane Relief Funds for North Carolina
00-71 Princeville, North Carolina
00-72 Visas
00-73 Federal and State Legislation to Prevent Needlestick injuries to Health Care Workers

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African American Males Task force

01-01 Developing Entrepreneurial Programs for Youth
01-02 Research and information Technology
01-03 Submittal of Model Legislation
01-04 Disparity in Sentencing Report
01-05 Opposing Prison Privatization

Black Consumerism and Corporate Responsibility

01-06 Consumer Loan Regulation
01-07 State Community Economic Development

Business and Finance

01-08 Minority Money Managers and Brokers

Elementary and Secondary Education

01-09 Fair Funding for Federal Special Education Mandates
01-10 Public School Funding
01-11 Ensuring High Quality in Distance Education for College Credit
01-12 Improving Standards for K-12 Schools
01-13 A National Model for Safe Schools and A Public School Partnership Focused On Closing the Academic Achievement Gap Among Minority Students
01-14 Support for the Creation and Expansion of After School Programs in the Public Schools

Health

01-15 the Aids Crisis in African Communities Throughout the World
01-16 Elimination of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
01-17 Supporting Public Health interventions for HIV-infected Persons in Prisons and Jails
01-18 Organ/Bone Marrow Procurement and Transplantation
01-19 Calling for a Community Awareness Campaign and Study about Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and the Prevalence of Lupus among African American Women in the United States of America

Health Care Reform

01-20 Asthma in School-Based Settings

Housing

01-21 Homeowner Protection: Anti-Predatory Lending

Human Services

01-22 Hunger in the United States
01-23 Importance of Protecting Civil Rights in Welfare Programs
01-24 Adequate Funding for State Civil Legal Service Programs
01-25 Opposing Prison Privatization
01-26 Reauthorization of the TANF Program

insurance

01-27 State Children’s Health Insurance Programs
01-28 Surety Bonding
01-29 Universal Health Assurance

international Affairs

01-30 Resolution on the Encyclopedia Africana
01-31 Africa Debt and Global Apartheid
01-32 Native American Rights
01-33 Global initiative on AIDS in Africa
01-34 Immigration
01-35 NBA/African Benefit Basketball Game
01-36 State Black Caucus African/Affairs/HIV/AIDS Committee
01-37 Support for Summer Pre-College Study Abroad Scholarship Program to help HBCUs Recruit and Retain Highest Achieving Black High School Students
01-38 United States Agency for international Development
01-39 Assistance for War Refugees from Africa

Labor and Management

01-40 Immigration Resolution
01-41 Collective Bargaining
01-42 Equal Pay
01-43 Low Wage Workers
01-44 Mandatory Overtime
01-45 Support for the Creation and Expansion of After School Programs in the Public Schools
01-46 Unemployment insurance Reform

Law and Justice

01-47 Faith Roundtable and the NBCSL
01-48 Omnibus Criminal Justice Bill
01-49 Calling on Congress to Hold Hearings to investigate Voting Irregularities in the Presidential Election
01-50 to Further Limit the Access to the Criminal Offender Record information.
01-51 A Resolution Memorializing Congress to increase Financial and Technical Support to Improve the Condition of Our Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C.
01-52 Calling on the Justice Department to investigate Voting Irregularities in the Presidential Election
01-53 Kemba Smith Resolution
01-54 Calling for Justice for the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
01-55 Moratorium on Executions
01-56 Opposing Prison Privatization
01-57 Private Criminal Complaints
01-58 Calling on State Hearings to Examine Voting Irregularities in the Presidential Election
01-59 Posting Voters Bill of Rights at Precincts

Redistricting

01-60 Creating the NBCSL Task force on Redistricting and Reapportionment

Transportation and Environment

01-61 Neighborhood Protection Act
01-62 Persistent Organic Pollutants-Dioxin
01-63 Protecting Children’s Environment Health
01-64 Environment Justice: Jobs and Clean Air

Executive Committee

01-65 National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) Hydrocarbon Energy Access Resolution and Policy Statement
01-66 in Support of Washington Juneteenth 2001 National Holiday Observance and National Juneteenth Holiday Campaign

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African American Males

02-01 Developing Entrepreneurial Programs for Youth
02-02 Bio-Terrorism
02-03 African American Males Reorganizing the National Males Council

Agriculture

02-04 Promotion of Continued Research, Education, and Support for Agricultural Biotechnology and Free Market Access to New Technologies
02-05 Concerns of Black Farmers and Rural Landowners

Alternative Election Systems

02-06 Election Reform Model Resolution
02-07 Campaign Finance Reform
02-08 National Voting Rights Celebration

Business and Finance

02-09 Predatory Lending
02-10 Non-Bank Consumer Anti-Profiling Protection

Elementary and Secondary Education

02-11 Legislative Education information & Referral System
02-12 NBCSL Supports the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
02-13 Adopting the Blueprint for Action “Closing the Achievement Gap”

Ethics

02-14 Ethics and Rules Training for All State Legislators

Faith Roundtable and E Clearing House

02-15 Resolution to Support Ongoing Dialogues and Monitoring the White House initiative on Faith

Health

02-16 Childhood Immunization
02-17 Proposed Amendment to Medicare
02-18 Quality of Patient Medical Care
02-19 Medicare Reimbursement for Vitamin D therapy for Dialysis Patients
02-20 Hepatitis
02-21 Hepatitis Immunization, Testing, and Treatment for Prisoners
02-22 Universal Coverage for Diabetes Treatment and Education
02-23 Dental Amalgam
02-24 Consumer inclusion in HIV Services

Healthcare Reform

02-25 Urban Coalitions
02-26 infant Mortality
02-27 Human Genome Project
02-28 Medicare Discount Card Program
02-29 Aids and the Home Care Worker
02-60 the Prevalence of Diabetes in the African American Community

Housing

02-30 NBCSL 2001 Housing Policy Resolution

Human Services

02-31 Hunger in the United States
02-32 Reauthorization of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program
02-33 Collaboration Between Black and Hispanic Legislators Regarding TANF Implementation

insurance

02-34 Small Face Life insurance
02-35 Race-Based Pricing

international Affairs

02-36 tolerance Resolution
02-37 Study Abroad
02-38 Congratulations to the Gambia for Holding Free and Fair Elections
02-39 Becoming A Private Volunteer Organization
02-40 the Global Sullivan Principles

Labor and Management

02-41 Protecting Social Security
02-42 State Community Economic Development
02-43 Economic Stimulus

Law and Justice

02-44 William A. Borders Resolution
02-45 Repeal Minimum Mandatory Sentencing
02-46 Programs for Re-Entry to Society
02-47 Compensation for Wrongful Conviction and Imprisonment
02-48 Medicaid Records
02-49 Racial Gender Disparity
02-50 Prosecutors
02-51 Minimum State Training Standards for Private Security Guards
02-52 in Memory of Pinkie Wilkerson
02-53 Anti-Terrorism Legislation

Post Secondary Education

02-54 Advancing Equal Educational Opportunities in Postsecondary Education for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Recipients
02-55 1890 State Matching Funds

Transportation and Environment

02-56 Congress Playing Politics With the Livelihood of Laid-off Airline Workers
02-57 Traffic Crashes

General Submissions

02-58 A Resolution to Urge the Congress of the United States to Declare September 11 As A National Day of Observance for Prayer and Recognition

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Agriculture

03-125 New Bretton Woods Resolution

Business & Finance

03-3 An NBCSL initiative for Personal Financial Literacy
03-63 Initiative for Review of Diversity in State Pension Funds Through Disclosure and Monitoring

Election Reform

03-89 Election Technology Reform
03-94 Standard-Less Discretion and Election Reform

Elementary & Secondary Education

03-82 Meeting Equivalent Accreditation for Supplemental Service Providers
03-83 NBCSL Chairperson of Elementary & Secondary Education to Create National Educational Summit
03-75 Resolution for a Bi-Yearly Meeting of the National Black Caucus Elementary and Secondary Education Committee to Monitor the Process on "Close the Gap"

Ethics

03-93 National Conference on Voter’s Rights and Election Reform

Faith Round Table & E Clearinghouse Project

03-42 to Create a Task force to Evaluate and Recommend Draft Language and Model Legislation That Addresses Faith-Based and Community Service in Local Communities

Health

03-41 Consumer Health Assistance Programs: Creation, Adequate Funding & Authority
03-7 Diabetic insurance Coverage
03-6 Freedom of Choice Access to Oral Health
03-7 Medicare Coverage Card Program
03-19 Prevention and Treatment of Hepatitis C
03-12 Proposed Amendment to Medicare
03-11 Quality of Patient Medical Care

Health Care Reform

03-10 Adequate Funding for Medicaid/Schip
03-21 Proposed Protection of Medicaid Beneficiaries Access to Pharmaceuticals
03-103 Protecting African Americans and Minorities Health Related Needs Through Tobacco Settlement Funds
03-9 Resolution on Prevention and Treatment of Obesity
03-5 Training of Medical Professionals to Eliminate Treatment Bias

Housing

03-58 Prohibition of Predatory Lending
03-127 Homelessness Among Veterans

Human Services

03-52 Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Responses in TANF Program
03-62 Hunger in the United States
03-54 Postsecondary Education for TANF Recipients
03-53 Reauthorization of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program

insurance

03-103 Owner Controlled insurance
03-70 Small Business insurance
03-13 Substance Abuse Treatment Insurance Parity
03-68 Universal Health insurance
03-81 Use of Credit Scoring

international Affairs

03-85 a Resolution Opposing the United States invasion of Iraq
03-114 Botswana Educational and Assistance Exchange Between NBCSL and Botswana
03-14 Cooperation Between a University in New Jersey and NBCSL’s international Technical Assistance Center (ITAC)
03-50 Haitian Immigrants
03-115 international Trade and Education
03-111 Recognizing Angela Munson
03-107 Recognizing James L. Thomas
03-65 Resolution in Support of African Refugees
03-86 Resolution in Support of Peace and Stability in the Ivory Coast
03-120 Resolution to Re-Commit NBCSL to the Leon H. Sullivan Summit, July 2002 in Abuja, Nigeria
03-109 United States Agency for International Development

Labor and Management

03-92 Pension Funds, investments With Job Intensive Opportunities
03-121 Repealing the Government Pension offset and Windfall Elimination Provisions from the Social Security Act
03-119 Unemployment Benefits

Law & Justice

03-16 Abolition of Death Penalty for Juvenile offenders
03-99 Automatic Reinstatement of Voter Registration Upon Completion of Sentence
03-110 Challenge to Lott’s Remarks
03-80 Compensation for Wrongful Convictions
03-112 Credit Reporting
03-30 Documentation of Criminal Research
03-102 Establishment of NBCSL Legal Defense Fund
03-79 Homicide investigation of a State Elected official
03-60 Leonard Peltier Justice Resolution
03-104 Medicaid for Juvenile offenders
03-15 Moratorium on the Death Penalty
03-106 National Black Caucus of State Legislators Voter Registration Drive
03-59 Recidivism Disclosure
03-100 Repeal Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
03-98 Restoration of Voting Rights
03-105 Restore Black Entertainment Television News Programs
03-35 Support for the American Community Survey
03-127 Senator Trent Lott Remarks

Post-Secondary Education

03-49 Accreditation of Morris Brown College
03-67 Meeting the Challenges of Black Students in Securing a College Education

Science & Technology

03-57 Engineering Programs
03-46 NBCSL forwards E-Clearinghouse Project to Promote Use of Technology and online Content in Underserved Communities

Transportation & Environment

03-91 Black Mold
03-87 Creating State Advisory Committees on Housing Construction Policy
03-88 Enforcing Standards to Prevent the Problem of Black Mold

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Agriculture

04-28 A Resolution in Support of the Black Farmers and Agriculturists Association, Incorporated, In Their Efforts to Obtain Remedies for Past Discriminatory Practice against Black Farmers

Business & Finance

04-48 African American Business Contracts

Elementary & Secondary Education

04-1 Early Childhood Education
04-43 Brown VBoard of Education 50th Anniversary: Securing Equal Educational Opportunities for Black Students
04-45 Elementary and Secondary Education Act/No Child Left Behind
04-76 Urging Congress to Maintain Prior Provision for Colleges and Universities Applying for Trio Grants

Energy

04-2 National Energy Policy

Environment

04-3 NBCSL Calls for the Full Implementation of the Clean Air Act and Limiting Emissions of Carbon Dioxide from Power Plants

Ethics

04-80 A Resolution to Support Political Reciprocity

Health

04-5 Resolution Concerning Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Children
04-6 Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities through Greater Access to Healthcare
04-8 Health Literacy
04-9 Quality of Patient Medical Care
04-56 Medical Errors Elimination
04-83 Opposition to the Prescription Drug Benefit Package

Housing

04-75 Homeowner Access and Affordability
04-82 Predatory Lending

Human Services

04-10 Medical Consent for Kinship Caregivers
04-11 Education Consent for Kinship Caregivers
04-52 Study Group on Kinship Care

Insurance

04-54 Diabetes Health Insurance Coverage
04-58 Credit Scoring
04-59 Study on the Effects of Medicare Legislation on Employer Provided Health Insurance

International Affairs

04-30 Support for Liberian Refugees Immigration Fairness Act
04-31 Resolution Supporting a Strategic Partnership with African Immigrants and Refugees
04-63 Urging the United States Commitment to the United Nations Global Fund, AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
04-65 Supporting Expansion of the United States Office of Global AIDS Service Recipients
04-71 Funding for Community Based HIV/AIDS Organizations
04-73 Opposition to Lifting Tariffs on Foreign Steel
04-74 Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Haiti

Labor

04-12 Calling for an Investigation of Retail Industry Practices to Document Racial and Gender Based Gaps in Wages and Promotions
04-13 Calling for Immigration Reform
04-14 Opposing Efforts to Compromise the Fair Labor Standards Act
04-79 A Resolution to Recognize the Negro Baseball League

Law & Justice

04-25 Calling for A Federal Special Prosecutor to Investigate the Recent FBI Eavesdropping Of Philadelphia Mayor John Street’s Office Only A Few Weeks Prior To The Election
04-26 Expressing Concern Regarding the USA Patriot Act
04-29 Calling for Reparations for the Descendants of African Slaves in the United States
04-46 Memorializing the Congress of the United States to Repeal Mandatory Minimum Sentences
04-49 A Resolution to Investigate the Recidivism Rate in Prison
04-51 Changes in the Election Code
04-53 Racial Justice Act/Commission to Study Impact of Race Bias
04-77 The National Black Agenda Convention Inc(NBAC)
04-84 Medical Conditions and/or Internal Injuries and the Use of Police Force

Post-Secondary Education

04-62 Commemorating the Historical Brown Decision and the Selma to Montgomery March by Supporting the National Classroom Project

Transportation

04-16 Resolution for Safer Automobiles

Youth

04-57 Mandate to Include African American Studies (Black History) In Elementary and Secondary Education Curriculums

61 Mentoring Programs

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Business & Finance

05-02 The Motor Vehicle Owner’s Right to Repair Act
05-29 Private and Public Support of African American Lobbyists
05-160 The American Economic System of Private Enterprise

Elementary & Secondary Education

05-01 NBCSL-NHCSL National Closing the Gaps Campaign for African American and Hispanic Students
05-11 Urging Schools to Provide Instruction on Healthy Lifestyle Choices Including Physical Education Programs
05-14 Labor Education for Elementary and Secondary Schools
05-17 Recognizing Need for Teacher Quality in Schools
05-157 Multi-Faceted Testing

Energy

05-05 Promoting Domestic Sources of Energy for America
05-07 National Energy Policy

Environment

05-08 Expanding Environmental Justice
05-09 Reducing Risk in Communities
05-145 Increasing Enforcement of EPA Regulation

Executive

05-28 To Establish a NBCSL Committee on Veteran Affairs

Health

05-06 Kidney Dialysis Cost-of-Living Medicaid Reimbursement Resolution
05-10 Minority Participation in Clinical Trials, Health Care Research and Development and Health Care Products and Services
05-12 Childhood Obesity Health Disparities
05-15 Health Care Coverage for Working Americans
05-19 Addressing Asthma Health Disparities
05-31 Access and Quality of Patient Medical Care/Eliminating Racial/ Ethnic Bias
05-133 Chronic Kidney Disease as a Health Disparity
05-136 Urging Congress to Reinstate Coverage Under Medicare for Rehabilitative Services for Persons Who are Homebound
05-137 Proposed Resolution on the Uninsured and Commending Pfizer for Providing a Meaningful Solution through the Helpful Answers and Pfizer Pfriends Initiatives
05-139 Cervical Cancer Elimination Task Forces
05-142 AIDS

Housing

05-21 Revitalizing Neighborhoods and Reclaiming Abandoned Properties
05-22 Improving Homeownership Opportunities for and Preventing Discrimination in Mortgage Lending

Human Services

05-125 Kinship Caregiver Support Act (Clinton Bill-S2706)
05-127 Housing for Grandparent and other Relative Caregivers
05-128 Kinship Navigator Programs

International Affairs

05-23 Sudan Resolution
05-113 Recognizing the Struggle of Afro-Latinos in Latin America and the Caribbean
05-114 Normalizing US Government and Social Relations with Cuba
05-115 Economic Development and Emergency Funds for Combating Disease in Africa
05-116 Implementing Strategy for Ending Genocide in Darfur, Sudan
05-144 Declaring Genocide in Darfur, Sudan
05-146 Urging the United States Commitment to the United Nations Global Fund for Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
05-147 Memorializing the 10th Anniversary of the Rwanda Conflict in Memory of Rwandese Genocide Victims

Labor

05-16 Living Wage for All

Law And Justice

05-18 A Resolution to Investigate the Real Cost of the War on Drugs
05-120 Educating Prison Inmates on Voting Rights
05-121 Presidential Election Day as a National Holiday
05-122 Addressing the Reentry Crisis of Ex-Prisoners and Providing Assistance for Ex-Prisoners
05-123 Plight of the Black Farmers on the USDA Loan and Credit Policies Toward African American Farmers
05-124 Banning Sterilization of Persons
05-126 Illegal Suppression of Evidence and Unconstitutional Rulings by the Judge in Reference to Mumia Aba-Jamal
05-131 Urging the Congress of the United States to Repeal Mandatory Minimum Sentences
05-131 To Urge and Request the Federal Sentencing Commission Revise and Repeal the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and their Overall Effect on the Federal Criminal Justice System
05-132 Compensating Survivors of Forced Sterilization
05-134 Ex-Post Facto Clause Prohibiting Retroactive Application of Law
05-141 Urging Congress to Reauthorize the “Special Provision of the Voting Rights Act
05-143 Urging State and Municipal Leaders to Insure Adequate African American Media Participation in State and Municipal Advertising Contracts Similar to that Required Under Federal Law

Post-Secondary Education

05-25 Fighting Bans on Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunities for Success
05-26 Affordability and Tuition Costs of Post-Secondary Education

Science & Technology

05-151 Task Force on Implementation of Help America Vote Act
05-152 NBCSL Supports Distance Learning to Close Achievement Gap
05-153 Verified Paper Audit Trail

Telecommunication

05-04 Access to Telecommunications Lifeline Services
05-20 NBCSL Calls on the Federal Communications Commission to Carefully Weigh the Impact of any Intended Reforms to the Universal Service Funding Methodology to our Nation’s Most Vulnerable
05-143 Urging State and Municipal Leaders to Insure Adequate African American Media Participation in State and Municipal Advertising Contracts Similar to that Required Under Federal Law

Transportation

05-13 Hours of Service Regulation

Youth

05-154 Obesity Awareness Month
05-156 Obesity in Youth
05-158 Youth Childhood Obesity Joint Study

General Session

05-201 Establishing Health Disparities Commissions
05-202 To Establish a Veterans Roundtable
05-203 Health Disparities and Increase Enrollment in Medicaid-funded Health Services
05-205 The President Emergency Plan for Aids Reform Caribbean and Dominican Republic Expansion
05-206 Adult Sickle Cell Anemia
05-207 NBCSL Supports State and Local Government Policies to Make Wireless Telecommunications Services Widely Available
05-208 NBCSL Calls on the Federal Communications Commission to Review the Current Definitions of Telecommunications and Information Services
05-209 Dangers of Minors and Internet Chat Rooms
05-210 The Effects of Violent Interactive Video Games on Children
05-211 Establishing a Special Committee to Review the Juvenile Justice System
05-212 Resolution in Support of Emmett Till Justice Campaign
05-213 National Union of Families
05-214 Reauthorization of Office of Minority Health and Appropriation of Funds and Staff for the Office of Minority Health and Office for Civil Rights, at the Office of the Secretary United States Department of Health and Human Services

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Business & Finance

06-61 Promoting and Diversifying the Automotive and Machine Tool Sectors of Our National Economy
06-41 Ending Insurance Redlining in Michigan
06-97 HBCUs and Gaming Management Training
06-63 South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus and Wachovia Bank’s Apology for Ties to the Slave Trade
06-62 Facilitating a Better Understanding of Credit Scoring
06-100 Increase Focus on Gaming/Tourism
06-102 Diversity in the Class III Gaming Industry
06-110 Asset Building
06-109 Supporting Qualifying Income for Earned Income Tax Credit

Elementary & Secondary Education

06-82 Make America’s High Schools Better for All Students

Environment

06-60 Endorsing State Adoption of the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act
06-54 Underground Petroleum Tanks
06-49 Bio Hazards Labs
06-119 Effective Planning for Future Environmental Disasters

Ethics

06-107 Providing Ethics Experts or Attorneys to NBCSL Members

Executive

06-45 Establishing a NBCSL Homeland Security Committee
06-01 Making Credit Products and Financial Service Available

Health

06-108 Dental Exams before Entering School
06-51 Free Clinics
06-50 Improving Diabetes in the United States of America
06-121 Extension of Medicare New Prescription Drug Program Part D Enrollment
06-48 Access to Kidney Dialysis Medication

Housing

06-75 Supporting Information Sharing of Fraudulent Practices
06-71 High-Pressure Marketing Tactics
06-72 Understanding the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)
06-73 Cooperative Housing Development Projects With HBCUs
06-74 Post-Purchase Counseling and Foreclosure Prevention

Human Services

06-118 The Taxpayer Bill of Right
06-96 Kinship Care

Hurricane Task Force

06-117 Ensuring Access to Educational Opportunities in Affected Areas
06-116 Voting Rights in the Katrina Diaspora
06-115 Disaster and Recovery Assistance for Hurricane Victims

Insurance

06-58 Damage Due to Multiple Perils
06-44 Insurance Sales Practices
06-56 Insurance Settlement Practices
06-57 Researching Federal Insurance

International Affairs

06-64 Forbidding Any Incursion Upon Venezuelan Sovereignty
06-65 Urging the President of the United States to Lift the Current United States Embargo on Cuba and to Restore Full Diplomatic Relations with Cuba

Labor

06-126 Exemption of Overtime Compensation Tax
06-125 Promoting a Smart on Crime Agenda That Reduces Recidivism by Addressing Barriers That Prohibit Employment of People with Criminal Records

Law & Justice

06-92 Re-Enfranchisement of Former Offenders
06-89 Non-Citizen Immigrants Afforded Due Process of Laws
06-90 Repeal Minimum Mandatory Sentencing for Any Drug Crimes
06-53 Assata Shakur
06-95 Anti-Gang Legislation
06-81 State’s Treatment of Central State University
06-68 Honoring Malcolm X
06-88 Memorialize Congress to Extend the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Post-Secondary Education

06-91 To Eliminate PRAXIS II as the Only Factor Disqualifying Teachers from State Certification
06-103 Access Secondary Rigor and Post-Secondary Opportunity
06-99 High School Dropouts
06-98 College Access for Low-Income Students-Need-Based Aid

Sports & Entertainment

06-106 Hiring Practices of African American Coaches in Division 1 and Division 1-AA Football

Telecommunications

06-46 Support to Increase Funding and Federal Support for Public Broadcasting
06-43 Municipal Provision of Community Broadband
06-42 Encouraging Competition and Speed: the Deployment of Advance Communication on a Non-Discriminatory Basis Encourage Competition and Speed the Deployment of Advanced Communications Networks
06-52 Support for Diversity in Media Ownership

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Business, Finance & Insurance

BFI–07–22 Slavery Commission
BFI–07–04 The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act Regarding Performing Groups

Education

EDU–07–20 Resolution on Graduation and Increased Resources on Vocational Career and Technical Education
EDU–07–21 Reducing the Dropout Rate
EDU–07–12 Opposition to the 65 Percent Solution Initiative

Energy, Environment & Transportation

ETE–07–24 Urging Diversity and Inclusion in the Publicly Regulated Utility Market
ETE–07–05 National Program on E-85 Refueling Infrastructure Development

Health & Human Services

HHS–07–19 Epilepsy Patient Prescription Drug Safety
HHS–07–26 Chronic Kidney Disease Intervention
HHS–07–25 Avoid Unfair Practice of Using Medicaid Beneficiaries and Its Large Minority Population to Extract Drug Discounts for Individuals That Do Not Qualify for Medicaid
HHS–07–27 Diabetes and Kidney Disease Disparities Reduction

International Affairs

INT–07–17 African Debt, Global Apartheid, and Genocide

Labor, Military & Veterans Affairs

LMV–07–02 National Black Caucus of State Legislators Endorses Transportation Labor Iam Day of Action 2007
LMV–07–09 Resolution Against This Misnamed Taxpayers Bill of Rights (Tabor)
LMV–07–13 The Long Term Care Workforce
LMV–07–14 Increasing the Minimum Wage
LMV–07–15 Protection Against Privatization Problems
LMV–07–16 Supporting Contract Service Budgets

Law, Justice & Ethics

LJE–07–18 Adoption of the Interstate Compact in Support of the National Popular Vote (NPV) Concept of Electing the U.S. President Based on a majority of Popular Votes Cast
LJE–07–23 Re-entry and the Blue Ribbon Commission on Racial Disparities in Substance Abuse Policies
LJE–07–07 Creating a NBCSL Task Force to Address Recent Increase in Gun Violence
LJE–07–08 Election Reform
LJE–07–10 Immigration Reform
LJE–07–11 Resolution Urging Congress to Protect our Most Precious Civil Right - The Right To Vote!

Telecommunications, Science & Technology

TST–07–03 Encourage the Deployment Of Broadband Networks Without Net Neutrality

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Agriculture (AGR)

AGR-08-01 Supporting Rural America

Business, Financial Services, and insurance (BFI)

BFI-08-12 Improving Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Minorities

Education (EDU)

EDU-08-02 Making A Commitment to Our Public Schools
EDU-08-03 Supporting America’s Teachers

Energy, Transportation, and Environment (ETE)

ETE-08-04 Supporting Efforts to Mitigate the Economic Impact of Climate Change on Financially Stressed Communities
ETE-08-05 Urging Environmental Justice in Our Communities

Health and Human Services (HHS)

HHS-08-03 Power to End Stroke
HHS-08-07 in Support of Children’s Healthcare
HHS-08-08 Cervical Cancer Prevention
HHS-08-08A Transparency for Patients in Prescription Drug Care
HHS-08-20 High Triglycerides: the forgotten Fat
HHS-08-21 Reducing Hypertension in the United States of America
HHS-08-23 to Adopt Additional Funds for Education, Awareness Outreach, and Early Detection for Prostate Cancer
HHS-08-40 Improving Quality of and Lowering Cost for Medicaid-Financed Long-Term Care

Housing (HO)

HO-08-19 Supporting Congressional and State Efforts to Elevate the foreclosure Crises of 2007-2008 and Reasserting the Importance of Public Housing

Labor, Military, and Veterans Affairs (LMV)

LMV-08-11 Supporting Job Creation in the “Green” Economy
LMV-08-15 Employee Free Choice Act

Law, Justice, and Ethics (LJE)

LJE-08-10 Combating Rising Crime
LJE-08-13 Urging Reform of the Juvenile Justice System and Expansion of Juvenile Justice Programs
LJE-08-14 Closing the Justice Divide
LJE-08-24 Urge and Request the United States Department of Justice to investigate the Prosecutorial Prejudice of District Attorney Reed Walters and Judge J.P. Mauffray, Jr. That Violated the Constitutional Rights of the “Jena 6”

Telecommunications, Science, and Technology (TST)

TST-08-04 Call for States to Facilitate Competitive Advanced Voice Services
TST-08-06 Telecommunications

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Business, Financial Services, and insurance (BFI)

BFI-09-21 Resolution Establishing Policy on Government Intervention Within the Financial Markets of the U.S
BFI-09-22 Resolution Establishing Policy on the Continuing Credit Crisis Gripping the U.S. Economy
BFI-09-27 Resolution on Proposed Model State Resolution in Opposition to S.40/H.R. 3200, the National Insurance Act of 2007

Energy, Transportation, and Environment (ETE)

ETE-09-05 Calling for increased Resources for Weatherization Programs
ETE-09-08 Resolution Establishing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as A Day of Utility Service
ETE-09-23 Resolution in Support of Energy independence
ETE-09-24 Resolution on National infrastructure as A Priority in the Transportation Authorization Act

Health and Human Services (HHS)

HHS-09-01 Resolution on the Prevalence of asthma in Minority Communities
HHS-09-02 Resolution on Patient Centered Medical Home
HHS-09-06 Resolution to Reduce Health Disparities Affecting HIV/Aids
HHS-09-16 Recognizing the Contributions of Non-Profit Health Ministries
HHS-09-18 Recognizing the Importance of Kidney Disease Prevention

Law, Justice, and Ethics (LJE)

LJE-09-14 Resolution Requiring Minority Impact Statements in Relation to State Grant Applications and Changes in State Criminal Law
LJE-09-17 Resolution on Voting Rights for the District of Columbia
LJE-09-20 Resolution in Support of Successful Reintegration

Labor, Military, and Veterans Affairs (LMV)

LMV-09-25 Resolution on Supporting Our Veterans
LMV-09-26 Resolution to Close Loopholes and Enforcement Gaps That Allow Employers to Wrongfully Misclassify Workers as independent Contractors

Telecommunications, Science, and Technology (TST)

TST-09-03 Resolution on Opposition to “State Video Tax Fairness Act of 2007
TST-09-07 Promoting Expansion Methods of Communication Technologies That Address the Unique Needs of Underserved Communities

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Business, Financial Services, and insurance (BFI)

BFI-10-02 Resolution Encouraging the Expansion of Regulatory Resources for Consumers, increasing Credit Rehabilitation and Financial Literacy Resources, and Extending Certain Critical Provisions of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
BFI-10-03 Providing Greater assistance to Minority Businesses
BFI-10-16 Resolution Calling for Fair Treatment of Consumers in the Pharmaceutical and Grocery Marketplace
BFI-10-30 Resolution Establishing Policy on Supporting the Development of Green Jobs and Training Programs for Unskilled Workers
BFI-10-32 Resolution Supporting Health Care Reform That Reduces Health Care Costs, Guarantees Affordable Healthcare for All Americans, and Eliminates Insurance Discrimination for Preexisting Conditions
BFI-10-39 Resolution Establishing Policy on Dual Certification for Women Members of Ethnic/ Racial Minority Groups
BFI-10-45 Brokerage and investment Management Services Use of Minority Firms

Education (EDU)

EDU-10-01 Recognizing the Importance of Community Partnerships toward Educational Outcomes
EDU-10-34 Recognizing the Need for Teacher Diversity in Our Nations Classrooms and the Crisis Facing African American Male Educators
EDU-10-36 Recognizing Education as A Civil Right and A Shared Responsibility
EDU-10-41 Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in American Education
EDU-10-44 Recognizing the Importance of Teachers of Color and National Board Certification

Energy, Transportation, and Environment (ETE)

ETE-10-06 Supporting the inclusion of Nuclear Energy as A Valuable Part of the U.S. Energy Portfolio and A Source of Development for Minority-Owned Businesses Already in and Wishing to Enter the Energy Production industry
ETE-10-07 Supporting Efforts to Address Climate Change
ETE-10-10 Supporting the Role of Minority Contractors in America’s Economic Recovery Act

Health and Human Services (HHS)

HHS-10-04 Recognizing the Importance of Early and Optimal Oral Health Care to A Child’s Ability to Learn
HHS-10-11 A Resolution Recognizing the Prevalence of Excess Weight and Obesity Within the African American Community, and Its Impact on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease and Urging innovative and Improved Solutions
HHS-10-12 Eliminate Adolescent Health Disparities Through Adolescent Well Health Visits
HHS-10-13 Eliminate Cancer Treatment inequities
HHS-10-15 Encouraging Equitable Immunization
HHS-10-17 Ensuring Awareness and Education of Cardiovascular Disease in Minority Populations
HHS-10-18 in Support of a Health Insurer’s Code of Conduct
HHS-10-19 2010 World Kidney Day and Kidney Disease Awareness Month
HHS-10-20 to increase Resources and Encourage Innovative Diabetes Programs
HHS-10-22 Expressing Support for State Funding of Aids Drug Assistance Programs
HHS-10-37 Mental Health Disparities and Veterans
HHS-10-43 Resolution Supporting Biosimilar Drugs

Housing (HSE)

HSE-10-23 in Support of New Efforts to Economically Reinvigorate Our Communities

Telecommunications, Science, and Technology (TST)

TST-10-24 Speed Matters – High Speed internet for All
TST-10-25 Advancing America’s Broadband Innovation Economy for Communities of Color
TST-10-26 Calling on the Federal Government to Maximize Its Stimulus Support for Broadband Internet Adoption and Use Programs in Our Nation’s States
TST-10-27 Promoting the Continuation of Public Education and Government Programming as Well as Free Over-the-Air Broadcasting
TST-10-28 Promoting Fairness in the Taxation of Wireless Service
TST-10-29 Supporting National Wireless Consumer Protection Standards

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Business, Financial Services, and insurance (BFI)

BFI-11-08 Recognizing the Importance of Pharmaceutical Mail-Order Companies
BFI-11-22 Calling for Continued Support of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act

Education (EDU)

EDU-11-09 Community Schools:  Supporting Students in Our Schools and Communities
EDU-11-10 Teacher Development and Evaluation
EDU-11-11 Ensuring Adequate and Equitable Funding for Public Schools
EDU-11-27 Common Core State Standards

Energy, Transportation, and Environment (ETE)

ETE-11-02 increasing Energy Efficiency in Our Communities

Gaming, Sports, and Entertainment (GSE)

GSE-11-23 Protecting Collegiate Student-Athletes

Health and Human Services (HHS)

HHS-11-01 Folic Acid in the Diets of Women of Childbearing Age
HHS-11-12 Promoting Mental Health Treatment Parity
HHS-11-13 Health information Technology, E-Prescribing, and Electronic Health Records
HHS-11-14 Supporting Smoking Prevention and Cessation Programs
HHS-11-15 Medical Cultural Competency
HHS-11-16 Reducing Sodium Consumption in African Americans
HHS-11-17 Promoting Awareness and Reduction of Autoimmune Diseases Lupus and Hiv/Aids
HHS-11-18 Improving Health Outcomes and Lowering Cost Through Medicaid-Managed Care
HHS-11-19 Supporting increased Access to Quality Nutrition and Support for infants and Children

international Affairs (IAF)

IAF-11-20 Calling for A Fair Policy toward All New Nations Seeking Entry into the U.S. Visa Waiver Program
IAF-11-21 Supporting the Restoration of the Nation of Haiti

Law, Justice, and Ethics (LJE)

LJE-11-03 Reform of Prison-Based Census Counting
LJE-11-04 Supporting Out-of-Pocket Expense Limits
LJE-11-25 Opposition to Arizona Immigration Laws

Telecommunications, Science, and Technology (TST)

TST-11-07 Calling on the Federal Communications Commission to Reform Its Rules Governing Retransmission Consent to Ensure Those Rules Protect Consumers

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Business, Financial Services, and insurance (BFI)

BFI-12-13 in Recognition and Support of Minority Automobile Dealers
BFI-12-22 Supporting Greater Financial Literacy and Help for Consumers to Improve their Credit Report and Scores

Education (EDU)

EDU-12-01 Supporting Promise Neighborhoods to Improve Outcomes for Our Nation’s Youth
EDU-12-02 Supporting innovations in Mathematics Education and Teacher Effectiveness
EDU-12-25 Reviving the American Economy
EDU-12-26 Promoting Higher College Graduation Rates

Energy, Transportation, and Environment (ETE)

ETE-12-05 Protecting the Public from Serious injury & Death Caused by Contact Voltage in Our Communities
ETE-12-06 Modernize the Federal Toxic Substance Control Act of 1976
ETE-12-09 the Role of State Regulatory Policies in the Development of Federal Environmental Regulations

Health and Human Services (HHS)

HHS-12-07 Recognizing the Need to Improve the Diagnosis, and Treatment of Diabetes
HHS-12-08 Women’s Heart Health initiative–A Call to Action
HHS-12-16 Go Red for Women Day–February 3, 2012
HHS-12-21 Encouraging Adult Immunization
HHS-12-24 Supporting Affordable Prescription Medication

International Affairs (IAF)

IAF-12-21 Commending Turkey and the Turkish-American Community

Law, Justice, and Ethics (LJE)

LJE-12-12 in Support of Restoring Judicial Discretion
LJE-12-18 in Support of the Cherokee Freedmen
LJE-12-19 Recognizing the Need to Emphasize Education Over incarceration

Youth (YTH)

YTH-12-17 in Recognition of the Brave Youth and Women of the Civil Rights Movement
YTH-12-27 Addressing Bullying Prevention and intervention in Schools

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Agriculture (AGR)

AGR-13-09 Committed to Reducing Malnutrition in the United States
AGR-13-10 in Support of infant Nutrition Outreach initiatives
AGR-13-15 Addressing the Obesity Epidemic in America

Business, Financial Services, and insurance (BFI)

BFI-13-14 Promoting Safe and Affordable Lending Practices
BFI-13-20 Improving Patient Access to Prescription Medication
BFI-13-21 Ensuring That Every American Has Access to Vital Healthcare Treatments and Services
BFI-13-24 Encouraging Efficiency in Health Services to Reduce Costs
BFI-13-25 increasing Transparency in Health Care Coverage
BFI-13-29 Facilitating A Level Playing Field for All Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
BFI-13-37 increasing Fair Contracting Opportunities and Practices for Greater Economic Parity

Education (EDU)

EDU-13-28 Keeping Children with Diabetes Safe at School
EDU-13-34 Facilitating Safe and Supportive Learning Environments
EDU-13-35 Taking Action to Improve the Academic Achievement of Black and Latino Males
EDU-13-36 Reducing High School Dropout Rates by Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age to 18

Energy, Transportation, and Environment (ETE)

ETE-13-02 Recognizing the Importance of Community Water Fluoridation
ETE-13-43 Expanding the Use of Natural Gas Vehicles
ETE-13-44 Supporting Greater Collaboration Around Managing Sustainable Materials

Gaming, Sports, and Entertainment: Resolution (GSE)

GSE-13-04 Promoting Job Creation and Economic Diversification Through attraction and Expansion of Film, Television, and Digital Media Production

Health and Human Services: Resolution (HHS)

HHS-13-22 Preserving Medicare and Medicare Part D as A Critical Safety Net
HHS-13-23 Expanding Patient Access to Affordable Specialty Drugs for Chronic Diseases
HHS-13-30 increasing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness and Education
HHS-13-32 Supporting Comprehensive Medication Management in Coordinated Care
HHS-13-33 Promoting Outreach to increase Awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease
HHS-13-40 Supporting Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs

Housing (HSE)

HSE-13-13 in Support of Helping Families Retain Homeownership

Law, Justice, and Ethics (LJE)

LJE-13-06 Opposing Stand Your Ground/Shoot First Laws
LJE-13-08 A Call for Justice for the Scottsboro Boys
LJE-13-16 Preserving and Expanding Access to the Ballot Box for All
LJE-13-19 Supporting the Restoration of Voting Rights
LJE-13-39 Urging Fair and Equitable Distribution of inherited Property

Telecommunications, Science, and Technology (TST)

TST-13-03 Supporting Telehealth as an innovation to Medicine and Society

Youth (YTH)

YTH-13-38 Recognizing the National First Tee Program for Its Contributions to Support Youth Development and increase Physical Activity in Underserved Communities

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Agriculture (AGR) Policy Committee

AGR-14-09 A Resolution Advocating the Elimination of Food Deserts
AGR-14-46 A Resolution Supporting Agricultural Education initiatives and Diversity in Agricultural Policy

Business, Financial Services, and insurance (BFI) Policy Committee

BFI-14-06 A Resolution Calling for Consumer Protections Under Lawsuit Lending
BFI-14-10 A Resolution on Protecting the Elderly and Service Members from Predatory Short-Term Loans
BFI-14-12 A Resolution Urging Caution on Barriers for Broadcasters
BFI-14-17 A Resolution Empowering Consumers’ Decision-Making Through Financial Education
BFI-14-26 A Resolution on Reducing Credit-Based Barriers in Hiring and Employment
BFI-14-37 A Resolution on Ensuring Consumer Privacy and Protection for insurance Premiums
BFI-14-41 A Resolution Calling on States to Conduct Disparity Studies

Emergency Preparedness / Homeland Security (EPHS) Policy Committee

EPHS-14-33 A Resolution Urging Increased Funding to Combat Criminal Trafficking of Humans, Weapons, and Narcotics

Energy, Transportation, and Environment (ETE) Policy Committee

ETE-14-29 A Resolution Supporting New Economic Opportunities Through the Panama Canal Expansion
ETE-14-32 A Resolution Urging Equitable Distribution of Electricity Grid System Costs

Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy Committee

HHS-14-04 A Resolution Promoting Healthcare Quality in State insurance Exchanges
HHS-14-05 A Resolution on increasing Awareness of Atrial Fibrillation to Reduce Stroke
HHS-14-20 A Resolution Calling for Medicaid Expansion Across America
HHS-14-28 A Resolution on Eliminating Health Disparities
HHS-14-48 A Resolution Encouraging Increased Awareness and Advocacy for Hepatitis C Virus Testing of Baby Boomers
HHS-14-49 A Resolution Encouraging increased Access to Obesity Treatment Options

international Affairs (IAF) Policy Committee

IAF-14-07 A Resolution Urging Fair Trade with India

Law, Justice, and Ethics (LJE) Policy Committee

LJE-14-11 A Resolution Urging the Abolishment of Voter Suppression Tactics
LJE-14-13 A Resolution Calling on Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act
LJE-14-16 A Resolution Supporting “Ban the Box” initiatives to Facilitate Re-Entry to the Workforce
LJE-14-24 A Resolution on Improving Nationwide Recidivism Rates, Sentencing Equity, and Rehabilitation
LJE-14-34 A Resolution Supporting the Extension of Voting Rights to All Elected Representatives to Congress
LJE-14-40 A Resolution Supporting States’ Right to Decriminalize Marijuana Use
LJE-14-50 A Resolution Supporting the Right to Vote in United States Presidential Elections for USVI Residents

Labor, Military, and Veterans Affairs (LMV) Policy Committee

LMV-14-38 A Resolution on Promoting Transparency and Good Government
LMV-14-39 A Resolution Advocating Retirement Security in America

Telecommunications, Science, and Technology (TST) Policy Committee

TST-14-08 A Resolution Calling for An Update on Federal Telecommunication Laws
TST-14-14 A Resolution Promoting a Healthy Marketplace for internet Radio
TST-14-27 A Resolution Promoting Individuals’ Rights Through Social Media Privacy Protection
TST-14-30 A Resolution Calling on A Reform to the E-Rate Program
TST-14-43 A Resolution on Encouraging Minority Entrepreneurship in Media and Telecommunications

Youth (YTH) Policy Committee

YTH-14-01 A Resolution Declaring Youth Violence as a Public Health Epidemic and Supporting Statewide Trauma-informed Education

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Agriculture (AGR) Policy Committee

AGR-15-41 A Resolution on Expanding Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Via Healthy Food Financing initiatives

Business, Financial Services, and insurance (BFI) Policy Committee

BFI-15-14 A Resolution on Improving and Expanding Minority Access to Sustainable Financial institutions
BFI-15-17 A Resolution on Making Provisions for Safer Lending Practices

Education (EDU) Policy Committee

EDU-15-21 A Resolution on Measuring Student Learning to increase Accountability
EDU-15-22 A Resolution Promoting Opportunities for Disadvantaged Students by Improving Stem Education
EDU-15-27 A Resolution Promoting Universal Early Childhood Education

Energy, Transportation, and Environment (ETE) Policy Committee

ETE-15-15 A Resolution Recognizing the Vital Role on Our Water infrastructure, Water-Energy Nexus, and Need for Energy Efficiency
ETE-15-28 A Resolution Supporting a Diverse Electricity Generation Portfolio

Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy Committee

HHS-15-08 A Resolution on Improving Access to Colorectal Cancer Screening
HHS-15-13 A Resolution on Facilitating Pathways to Economic Self-Sufficiency for Families
HHS-15-24 A Resolution Expanding Access to Oral Health Care
HHS-15-31 A Resolution Urging Reasonable Out-on-Pocket Health Care Expenses
HHS-15-32 A Resolution on Using Real World Data in Healthcare Decision-Making
HHS-15-35 A Resolution on increasing Diversity in Clinical Trial Participation
HHS-15-36 A Resolution Calling on All States to Combat Sarcoidosis
HHS-15-40 A Resolution Supporting Citizens’ initiatives to Choose Medicaid Expansion

Housing (HSE) Policy Committee

HSE-15-04 A Resolution Encouraging Greater Transparency for Environmentally Safer Purchasing Decisions in Public Buildings
HSE-15-05 A Resolution Recognizing the Social Determinants on Health and Urging the Creation on Health-in-All-Policies Task forces in the States
HSE-15-16 A Resolution on Ensuring Safe and Legal Foreclosure Prevention
HSE-15-23 A Resolution Promoting Indoor Environments Safe From Mold

Law, Justice, and Ethics (LJE) Policy Committee

LJE-15-02 A Resolution on Reconnecting Incarcerated Families
LJE-15-09 A Resolution Supporting Rehabilitation on Our Returning Citizens and Record Expungement
LJE-15-19 A Resolution on Creating and Implementing African American Commissions to Reduce Disparities
LJE-15-25 A Resolution on Ensuring Gender Pay Equity to Cut Poverty Among Working Women by Half
LJE-15-39 A Resolution on Using Body-Mounted Cameras to Protect Public Safety
LJE-15-42 A Resolution Calling on the Washington Professional Football Team to Change Its Name
LJE-15-43 A Resolution Advocating for Smart Law Enforcement Policies in Civilian interactions

Labor, Military, and Veterans Affairs (LMV) Policy Committee

LMV-15-06 A Resolution on Leading a National Jobs Movement to Uplift Families and Communities
LMV-15-10 A Resolution Advocating Long-Term Retirement Security for All Americans
LMV-15-18 A Resolution Supporting a Sustainable Minimum Wage
LMV-15-37 A Resolution on Ensuring Appropriate Credit Checks in Hiring and Employment Decisions
LMV-15-38 A Resolution Committing to Expand Employment Options for Returning Citizens

Telecommunications, Science, and Technology (TST) Policy Committee

TST-15-11 A Resolution Supporting Diversification on Employment in the Technology industry
TST-15-12 A Resolution on Reducing Unnecessary Barriers in Telehealth Reimbursement
TST-15-20 A Resolution Encouraging Minority Ownership in Commercial Wireless Spectrum

Youth (YTH) Policy Committee

YTH-15-01 A Resolution Celebrating the Power on Sports to Unify Communities
 
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