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Protecting Your Interests: Forming Connections on Capitol Hill

As NASBP celebrates its 75th Anniversary, its Government Relations team remains focused on effecting positive change for the NASBP membership. Adapting to a changing political environment has always required a strategic government relations agenda—and NASBP continues to rise to the call. ...

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2014 NASBP Government Relations Agenda

This Agenda describes important government relations activities and initiatives, grouping them in three categories: (1) top priorities, (2) emerging issues, and (3) “watch list” issues. #Legislation #Federal #State #Advocacy

2014 NASBP GR Agenda FINAL.pdf


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NASBP/SFAA Responds to NASCIO

NASBP/SFAA responds to a Brief published by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) calling for the Reduction or Elimination of Performance Bonds for state IT Service Contracts. December 19, 2012 #Advocacy #Legislation #IssueBriefs

Response to NASCIO Paper by NASBP-SFAA.pdf


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DC Green Building Act - General Principles

General principles for regulations for the DC Green Building Act that NASBP and SFAA presented to DC officials upon the request of the DC Department of the Environment #Grassroots #SmartBrief #State #GreenBuilding #IssueBriefs #Legislation #Advocacy

general principles dc green.pdf


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Ohio Construction Reform Surety Bond Rules

Comments from NASBP to the Ohio Department of Administrative Services regarding the draft Construction Reform Surety Bond Rules present in a recently passed bill, OH HB 153. #Legislation #CommentLetters #FocalPoint #State #Advocacy #FocalPoint #Advocacy #SmartBrief

DAS Draft Surety Bond Rules.pdf


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NASBP Points about Individual Surety and Proposed MD Bills

NASBP has developed these points about Individual Surety and the proposed MD legislation for you to help educate and to share with your legislators. NASBP’s position is that any insurer, whether a natural person or a corporation, should be subject to adequate oversight and control in the...

NASBP Points Opposing Individual Surety.pdf


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NASBP’s letter to DC Council Member Cheh opposing legislation to increase bond threshold requirements

NASBP’s letter to DC Council Member Cheh opposing legislation to increase bond threshold requirements #State #Advocacy #Advocacy #Legislation #CommentLetters

Chairperson Cheh.pdf


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Joint Position Brief Prepared by NASBP/SFAA to amend Title 41 to prohibit the Miller Act from automatic threshold increases

NASBP advocates for a legislative change to Title 41 which provides for an adjustment every five years to the Federal Miller Act based on inflation using the Consumer Price Index. However, Title 41 does allow for exceptions to this automatic threshold increase such as Davis Bacon Act to protect...

Amend 41USC431 - Miller Act.pdf