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Last updated: January 2, 2007
To include a "legislation info provider" such as an advocacy group in our Report Cards, we need to be able to obtain from the provider their position on legislation that Congress either voted on or that was introduced and has a number of official cosponsors on record.
REQUIRED DATA FOR COSPONSORED LEGISLATION
The preferred way of delivering the above data to VIS is by entering it in the Position Report tool available in our Congressional Toolbox. This tool will generate a text file with the entered data. The text file then can be sent to VIS via e-mail. VIS Membership is not required if the Position Report tool is only used for data entry.
We can also extract the "required information" from a congressional scorecard published by the provider on the Internet or in hardcopy. The scorecard must include all data specified above. Especially, it must
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Hardcopies of congressional scorecards should be mailed to
Voter Information Services
P.O. BOX 649
Reading, MA 01867-0403
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