As of March 22, 2020, there have already been over 225 bills introduced at the state level that mention Coronavirus. If you have one available, partner with your Government Affairs team to learn which bills could impact your organization. If you are interested in learning more about FiscalNote's legislative tracking services, please contact your Account Manager. Once you have identified the bills that matter, follow these tips share them with your community.
First, you need to add bills to Engage. Start by hovering over Content from the menu and select Bills:
Next, click the green [+] sign above "Add New Bills". CQ Engage will present a pop up window allowing you to find them. First, select Federal or State. If State, also select which state you need to search. You can search by keyword or bill number to find bills. After entering your search terms, such as "coronavirus," click Search:
Finally, select the bill(s) you need to add to Engage via the checkboxes next to each match. Click the green [+] sign above "Add Bills" when done:
Create a List of Bills
Next, compile all impactful bills together using a List. Use the checkboxes to select your Coronavirus bills on the Bill Management page, and click "Add to Lists":
Give your List of Bills a name that is easy to remember. We suggest "Coronavirus Bills". Click "Create List", then "Submit" when done:
Add a List of Bills to Your Coronavirus Information Center
Finally, add your List of Bills to your Coronavirus Page. If you use plug-ins and want to host this information elsewhere, please follow instructions to create a plug-in here.
While editing your Coronavirus Standard Page, click [+add module] in the area of the site that you want to display the bills. Next, select List of Bills from the available options:
CQ Engage will present a pop-up window. Customize how the list will display on your site by entering a Title. Choose the list fo Coronavirus bills from the drop down menu. If you have set a position on a bill and want to share it with the community, click the checkbox next to "Show Position". When done, click "Add Module":
Click Publish Page at the top to update your Coronavirus Information Center with the new information.