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Committee on Legislation

Committee on Legislation


Have full responsibility for the association's total legislative program on all levels: federal, state, and local. Recommend legislative policy and programs for council approval and to take the necessary steps for implementation. Protest any legislative or executive policy adversely affecting libraries. Seek rulings and interpretations of laws and regulations affecting the welfare and development of libraries. Represent the ALA before the executive and legislative branches of government as required at all levels. Related materials can be found in Record Group 71 at the ALA Archives.

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