Presentation on theme: "How to Comment on a Bill from Home Built by Tory Anderson"— Presentation transcript:
How to Comment on a Bill from Home Built by Tory Anderson –Tory@AZAdvocacy.org
Step #1: Open your internet browser and type in www.azleg.gov in the address line. This brings you to the homepage for the Arizona Legislature. Here you can access information about bills, including full text, summaries, and if/when the bill will be heard in committee.
Step #2: Scroll down to the tabbed menu, and click on the Request to Speak tab. Then, you can click on Make a request to speak.
Step #3: Input your Username and Password into the appropriate boxes. Click on House of Representatives or Senate, depending on which bill you are commenting on. If you click the wrong one, dont worry, you can switch back and forth once youre in the system.
Step #4: Enter the bill number you wish to comment on. Hint: You can only comment on bills which are scheduled to be heard on an agenda. If the bill is not on an agenda, it will not show on this list.
Step #4: Once you enter the bill number, click Begin Search
Step #5: If you entered a bill number, you should see it here as long as it is on a scheduled agenda. Click Choose Bill to continue.
Step #6: Choose Self under What organization are you representing? unless you are a registered lobbyist with the Arizona Secretary of State.
Step #6: Choose your stance on the bill. Adding a comment on the bill is optional.
Step #6: Do you wish to be heard? Click YES if you plan to be at the hearing and want to make a public comment. Click NO if you do not wish to speak at the hearing. Click IF NECESSARY if you plan to be at the hearing and will speak if a member has a question for you.