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Price

$35 for Members
$50 for Non-Members

50 minutes
Date Published

November 20, 2019

Publisher

Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts

Subjects

Advocacy, Legislation

Questions

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Summary

Join IAFPD’s Legislative Lobbyist for an introduction, or perhaps refresher, in the legislative process in Illinois. From the election of legislators to the passage of bills and your role in the process, Brittan Bolin gives an easy to follow, guided tour. Participants will gain a  better understanding of the legislative process, including when and how bills are amended, how they are passed from one chamber to the next and how committees function. You will see the high volume of bills introduced, the roles committees assigned to carry legislation and the works of a shell bill. As local governments face challenges, this program shows fire officials the importance of working relationships with their lawmakers and will provide insight on how and when to effectively communicate with their offices

1 CE Hour is available for those who have completed the 12 Hour ETT program.

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Presenters

Brittan Bolin

Brittan Bolin owns her own consulting company and is an experienced government relations professional with capabilities in... Read More

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Credit

This program has not been submitted for credit in any jurisdiction. Registrants will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in various jurisdictions.

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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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