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Federal library legislation

Consumer Product Safety Commission: Lead Issue Update

The ALA Washington Office consulted attorney Nathan Brown who  advised that ALA’s comment letter to the Consumer Product Safety Commission offered a statutory interpretation that the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act does not apply to libraries, even if it applies to books. Additionally, members of Congress have been telling ALA…


ALA Legislative Scorecard Now Available

Ever wonder who votes for libraries? Enhance your advocacy knowledge with the ALA Legislative Scorecard. At a glance, discover how your elected representatives supported library initiatives and legislation. U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate versions provide comprehensive yet simple tables that make it easy for you to pinpoint specific…