What We’ll Cover Today Goals. What happens at Legislative Day and when. How to have a successful visit with your legislator.
Goals Educate and lobby legislators Demonstrate REALTOR® strength Learn something valuable Have fun
Legislative Day Schedule 9:00 – Morning Briefing 11:30-afternoon – local/regional lunches and legislator office visits 4:30 – Member/Director Forum 5:30 – Capitol Reception
Morning Briefing When:9:00 – 11:30 am Where:Sacramento Convention Center 1400 J Street, Sacramento Exhibit Halls D/E What:Speaker Atkins and GOP Leader Olsen to speak Hot Issue Briefing Great entertainment
Speakers Speaker of the Assembly Toni Atkins Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen
Lunches Check with your local association for details.
Legislator Office Visits When:Check with your local association Where:Check with your local association What:meeting with your legislators to discuss the Hot Issues How:Key Contacts will coordinate Follow the “Rules of the Road”
Member/Director Forum When:4:30 p.m. Where:Convention Center Exhibit Halls What:Update on key industry issues presented by C.A.R. Leadership
Capitol Reception When:5:30-7:30 p.m. Where:Sheraton Grand Hotel Grand Nave Ballroom What:Thank you reception for contributors to the REALTOR® Action Fund Cost:Must have contributed $148 to RAF in 2015; then it’s free.
Rules of the Road Be positive & respectful Make sure you address your legislator properly (i.e. Senator Smith). Look to Key Contacts for guidance. Do not take pictures or video without getting permission.
Rules of the Road Use proper decorum. Turn off phones and don’t text. ONLY DISCUSS THE HOT ISSUES. Do NOT discuss political contributions.
Questions? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org@car.org See you in Sacramento!