New Bills

Political Advocacy and New Legislation

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” MARGARET MEAD

IASN encourages all school nurses to learn about political advocacy and become involved in the decision-making process regarding student health issues in Indiana. For IASN to be effective in addressing legislative issues that impact school nursing and student health and safety, individual members must be willing to get involved and contact their legislators.

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State Links

How a Bill Becomes a Law in the Indiana General Assembly

National and Federal Links

NASN Advocacy Information

The U.S. Legislative Process

How Federal Laws are Made

United States Senate Provides information on U.S. Senators, U.S. code and new legislation and the voting record of your U.S. Senator.

United States House of Representatives Includes links to U.S. laws, new legislation and the voting record of your U.S. Representative.

Legislative Updates

IASN has signed on to support the "Raise It For Health" initiative to increase the price of tobacco for the first time in eight years, in an effort to prevent youth from becoming smokers.