Note: NHCSL resolutions go through an extended research, deliberative and approval process that takes a minimum of 45 days and up to a year or more and provides the members with feedback and potential amendments from the NHCSL policy staff, the relevant Task Force and the NHCSL Executive Committee.
Except in the case of emergency resolutions which can be approved via supermajority by the Executive Committee on behalf of the Caucus at any time, all final NHCSL resolutions are ratified and made public after the Annual Meeting of the full membership, which typically takes place close to the end of the year. Expect new resolutions to be published here in the second half of December or first half of January.
Resolutions are numbered in the order in which they were introduced, but are published in the order in which they were finally approved, with the latest being the first on the list below.
Defending the Right to Abortion and Equal Access to Reproductive Healthcare
Recognizing the Importance of Precision Medicine
and Biomarker Testing
Contracting Diverse Asset Managers for Public Investments
Targeting the Data Gaps in Gun Violence and Police Use of Force
Support for the MORE Act to Deschedule Cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act, Expunge Convictions, and other Reparative Reforms
Calling for Compensation to Victims of Forced Sterilization
Updated Policies to Promote Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing and End Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Vehicle Ownership Costs
Raising Awareness about the Value of Self-Care
Fair Policies to Protect Farmworkers and Other Workers from Climate Change Hazards
Voiding Inequality and Seeking Inclusion for Our Immigrant Neighbors (VISION)
Improving Care of Atherosclerotic Disease
Extend the Supplemental Security Income program to Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa
Making State Legislatures More Accessible to America's Diverse Population by Increasing Translation and Interpretation Services in Our State Capitols
Supporting the Creation of a National Infrastructure Bank
Raising Awareness about the Importance of Oral Healthcare
Ban the Abusive and Unscientific Practice of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity Conversion Therapy
Ban Private Detention in Immigration Law Enforcement
Access to High-Quality Early Childhood Education for American Families
Solidarity with Cuban people demonstrating peacefully for fundamental freedoms