Senate Counsel of the Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Policy Office
are sometimes asked to prepare a detailed explanation of a particular
area of the law for presentation to a legislative committee or to a
continuing legal education program for legislative attorneys.
Papers of interest to the general public are posted here arranged by
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