Federal Legislation/NCLB

The California State PTA is responsible for implementing the National PTA Legislative Program in California, the California portion of the National PTA Takes Action network, and communicating information on federal legis¬lation to constituent associations of the California State PTA, as well as communicating California State PTA positions to National PTA on federal legislation. You are encouraged to access National PTA Resources to see what priorities we are currently working on.

National PTA Resources

PTA Public Policy Agenda

PTA Public Policy Briefs

Legislative Resources

Visit the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives websites for more information on your policymaker, proposed federal legislation, committees, daily calendars, legislative and voting records, history, statistics, structure and purpose, and references.

  www.senate.gov
  www.house.gov

How to ... find copies of bills

THOMAS (Library of Congress) provides the full text of bills from the 101st Congress (1989) to the present. Conduct fielded searches by bill number, sponsor, word or phrase. You can also browse a sequential list of all bills and resolutions.

GPO Access (U.S. Government Printing Office) provides the full text of bills from the 103rd Congress (1993) to the present. Conduct searches by bill number or by subject, or browse a list of all bills and resolutions.