A bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature. Identify a bill that is pending in either the United States Congress or the Massachusetts Legislature.
In 3 pages, discuss the following:
Bill number and title.
Bill sponsor(s) and info on the sponsor.
Is this a state or federal bill?
Summarize what the legislation will do, what is the law now, and what the proposed changes are.
What is the problem or problems the legislation is trying to address, how long has this problem been present (history of the problem), has this problem been addressed before through legislation? If yes, what was the outcome?
Identify other professional groups, agencies, networks, or coalitions that my be interested in advocating for this bill and those who would advocate against the bill. What is their motivation to support for or against?