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Tip of the Week

  • Deadlines are Approaching      We’ve had a little break from deadlines since June 2nd, which required all bills be out of their House of Origin. Friday, July 14th, is our next deadline which requires all bills be out of their second house policy committees. Build a report to sort your bills by Deadline and see which of your bills are at risk:      Create a new report and use the ‘Sort by’ field
  • Calendar Management Grid      Your Calendar reports in CapitolTrack have an update we think you’ll enjoy. Look for the new ‘Use Manage Grid’ toggle just above the Day/Month/Agenda views at the top-right of the calendar.       Click this toggle to swap between the current, calendar overview to the Manage Grid used by other report types! Because this is a calendar report the Grid will sort by calendar event, just like CapitolTrack Classic. Whichever
  • Calendar Tips      Committee and Floor calendars are getting busy with over 1,000 measures set for hearing. Make the most of your Calendar Reports in CapitolTrack with these tips: Dispaly Fields on Your Calendar:      Show fields like Current Analysis, Position, Assigned and Subject in your report for quick reference.       Click ‘Filter,’ above your report to select the fields you’d like to dipslay on your calendar. Change Your Calendar Format:  
  • New AI Tab on the Search Bar      You may have noticed a new tab appear on your search bar in CapitolTrack version 3.5. Describe a bill with a broader idea or topic and we’ll return a list of bills related to your search using Artificial Intelligence! Give the new search a try; click on the AI tab above the search bar to get started:      Type a word or phrase and we’ll
  • Gut and Amend Format      The Gut and Amend report has a new format which groups bills by hour. This way you can easily distinguish between those bills you reviewed this morning, and newly released text published throughout the day:      The Gut and Amend report now exports to the Default Row format, compacting the information and making it easier to copy and paste into emails! Check out the new formatting and let
  • Appropriations Deadline      Friday, May 19th was the last day for bills to remain in their first house fiscal committees. The big Appropriations deadline has passed and all bills which failed have been marked 2-Year in CapitolTrack. Here’s how the numbers compare to past sessions:      306 bills failed last Friday’s deadline while 213 bills failed this same deadline in 2021 and 222 failed in 2019. This year has a notable increase in
  • Preview Existing Law New Feature – Code Section Previews: We’ve added a new feature to HTML bill text. Any Code Section which Amends or Repeals existing law will show the current legal code when you hover your cursor over it:      As always, we’d love to hear your feedback. Let us know what you think! Deadline Review:      May 5th brought the second Legislative Deadline, J.R. 61(a)(3) requiring all Nonfiscal Bills to be
  • The First Legislative Deadline      Last Friday, April 28th brought the first Legislative Deadline for the 2023-24 session. J.R. 61(a)(2) requires all Fiscal Bills move on to Appropriations. Any Fiscal Bills remaining in their policy committees were marked 2-Year in CapitolTrack and may not be heard again until January of 2024.      319 Bills failed to pass the deadline this year while 423 Bills failed this same deadline in 2021 and 350 Bills
  • Peek Notes on the Bill Info Page      Try this new button on the Bill Information Page right beside the Add Tracking Form button. It’s called Peek Notes and it allows you to see all of your notes from all of your Tracking Forms for this bill.      If you’re trying to check which clients are missing notes or are looking for where you pasted your write-up, use Peek Notes to quickly check!
  • Notify from the Tracking Form      There’s a new place to mark a bill for Notification in CapitolTrack, find it on your Tracking Form! That’s right, if you’ve ever started tracking a bill and realized you wanted to receive Notification emails, now you can make that choice while marking the other Tracking Fields:       Click the Notification check-box for the measure conveniently located above the ‘Save’ button at the bottom of the Tracking Form. This