Legislative Committee

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Function: The Legislative Committee keeps the membership informed of state and federal legislation under consideration that is relevant to school media programs, promotes Legislative Day, and works with government officials.

Chair: Tamara Cox ([email protected])

2019-2020 Committee Members:

  • Ashley Paddock
  • Tenley Middleton

Composition: The Legislative Committee is comprised of a Committee Chairperson and members selected by the chair.

Chairperson: The Legislative Committee Chairperson is selected by the SCASL President.


  1. Keeps informed of legislation, both state and federal, that is relevant to school library media centers.
  2.  Helps to inform membership of legislation that is under consideration.
  3.  Contacts lawmakers and staff at state and national level to promote awareness of relevant issues concerning school library media centers.
  4.  Promotes SCASL Legislative Day.
  5.  Attends ALA National Library Legislative Day along with SCASL President-Elect.

Chair: Tamara Cox

Updated: 14 September 2019