Tag Archives: Legislation

End of the Year Tax Planning Considerations: New Issues Arise from Tax Legislation

            With the passage of new tax legislation by Congress, the usual gamut of year-end tax considerations has been made more complicated this year.  The timing of this legislation leaves US taxpayers with little time to determine what actions need … Continue reading

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Notifications on Committee Action on Legislation

Via In Custodia Legis – this guide by Adrienne Keys, specialist in legislative information systems management within the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. “Did you know that by using Congress.gov, you can receive notifications of committee action … Continue reading

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New on LLRX – Legislation Alert: Worrisome Changes to Government Publications Are Possible

Via LLRX – Legislation Alert: Worrisome Changes to Government Publications Are Possible Peggy Roebuck Jarrett writes about an issue that is significant to law librarians, federal documents librarians, and to the public. The subject is a draft House bill that … Continue reading

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Proposed Legislation on 20-Day Notices

Under current Washington law for month-to-month tenancies either the landlord or tenant can end the tenancy with written notice given the last day of the rental period (usually but not always the last day of a calendar month) served at … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Five Years Later: Skill v. Chance Enacting Legislation

In some ways enacting laws is like a contest – a game of skill between qualified legislators – or maybe it’s really more like a game of chance – where winning depends upon luck.  The disappointing facts since the Sandy … Continue reading

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