The Minnesota Legislative Process
: Friday, December 19, 2008
: 8:55 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
: Minnesota CLE Conference Center, Seventh Street and Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center, Minneapolis
At The Minnesota Legislative Process seminar, legislative insiders, legislators and lobbyists give insights needed to effectively navigate through the complex legislative process and shape laws that impact clients and businesses. Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., attorney John A. Knapp
, chair of the firm's Legislative and Regulatory group, is the course co-chair for this seminar. John will also be a speaker at the event for the session titled “Overview of the Legislative Process.”
Overview of the Legislative Process
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
A synopsis of the whole legislative process, including understanding the House and Senate committee and floor processes and a discussion of how to impact the legislative process. Materials to include a flowchart of how a bill becomes a law.
—John A. Knapp
, Mark Shepard (House Research Department), & Peter Wattson (Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analysis)