LegisWeb

Bill Tracking Guide

                                                                          

Overview

How-to Guide

Setup Guide

Icon Reference


Table of Contents

 


THE LEGISWEB DASHBOARD.. 3

Today Page ............... 4

Tracked Bills Page ..................... 4

Calendar Page ................... 5

Lists Page ............ 5

Labels Page ................. 6

Report Option Sheet. 6

Bill Text View.. 7

HOW-TO GUIDE. 8

How to Search for a Bill 8

How to Filter Your Search Results. 8

How to Track a Bill 9

How to Track a non-California Bill 9

How to Print a Report of Your Tracked Bills. 9

How to Set Tracking Labels on a Bill 10

How to Add Tracking Details. 10

How to Create a Filtered Bill List. 11

How to Create a Custom Bill Report. 11

How to View how a Bill Will Change the Law.. 12

How to Download a Bill into a Word Processor. 12

How to Print the Bill Text. 12

How to View a Bill Analysis. 12

How to Email a Link to a Bill 12

How to Create a Link to a Bill 12

How to View a Bill History. 13

How to View Bill Votes. 13

How to View a Bill Table of Contents (TOC). 13

How to Go Directly to a Bill Section. 13

How to Highlight Words in a Document. 13

How to View the Status of a bill 13

How to Lookup Bills Directly. 14

How to Lookup Statutes Directly. 14

How to Lookup Codes Directly. 14

How to View a Code Section. 14

How to View how a Bill Will Affect a Code Section. 15

How to View All Proposed Changes to a Code. 15

How to Put Your Calendar into Outlook. 16

How to Put Your Calendar into Google Calendar. 16

How to View the Daily File. 16

How to View the Roster of Legislators. 16

How to View the Roster of Committees. 16

SETUP GUIDE. 17

Create Tracking Groups and Labels. 17

Change Your Account Profile. 18

Set the Default Dashboard Web Feed. 18

Subscribe to a LegisWeb Feed. 18

Managing LegisWeb Teams. 19

Add a Team Member. 19

Change Member Permissions and Info. 19

Restrict a Member’s View.. 19

Share a Tracking Group or Label 19

Share a Saved Search or Filter. 19

ICON REFERENCE. 20


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When you login to LegisWeb, you will be taken to the Dashboard home showing your Today page.  From here, you can reach all LegisWeb features.  When you are viewing a bill, you can return to the Dashboard by clicking on the  icon.


Today Page

 

The top of the Today page lists the number of bills you are tracking and provides a field to add a comma-separated list of bills to your tracking.

 

The gray section of the Today page lists the legislative events for the bills you are tracking.  Clicking on the  symbol will show you the details of the hearing or recent events.

 

The Upcoming events section of the Today page shows the legislative deadlines and events for the next week.

 

The Agenda section of the Today page shows the floor and committee meetings being held today. Clicking on the  symbol will show you the bills on the daily file or on the committee agenda.


Tracked Bills Page

 

The top of the Tracked Bills page has an array of commands that you can apply to the list.

 Launches your desktop feed reader to subscribe to this list of bills

 Creates an HTML report of this list of bills

 Creates a PDF report of this list of bills

 Creates an Excel report of this list of bills

 Puts a link to a web feed this list on the clipboard

 Tracks the bills that are typed into the field

 Opens a pull-down set of commands to apply to the list

        Expand – Open the details for the selected bills

        Collapse – Close the details for the selected bills

        Untrack – Take the selected bill off of your tracked bills list

        Show Label Editor – Open the Label Editor

 Brings up the Filter Editor to narrow down the list of bills

 Opens a pull-down list of built-in and saved filters to apply

 Sorts the list by Bill Number

 Sorts the list by the date of the last History Update

 Sorts the list by Author

* Check this box to make the  command affect this bill

/ Open or close the details of a tracked bill


Calendar Page

 

The Calendar page shows the legislative calendar and the hearings for your tracked bills.

 

 /  Moves forward or backward by one month

* Subscribes this calendar to Outlook or other desktop calendar tool

 Brings up the Filter Editor to narrow down bills on the calendar.  When the calendar is filtered, subscribing to it will subscribe to the filtered version.  This is useful, for instance, to create a calendar for a particular staff member or particular client.

 Opens a pull-down list of built-in and saved filters to apply

 Refreshes the display

 Puts a link to this calendar on the clipboard that can be used to subscribe to the calendar in web tools such as Google calendar.


Lists Page

 

The Lists page contains reports, saved searches and web feeds that you have selected or created.

 Launches your desktop feed reader to subscribe to this list of lists

 Puts a link to a web feed of this list of lists on the clipboard

 Opens a pull-down set of commands to apply to the item

        Delete – Removes the selected item

        Share – Share the selected item with colleagues (team account only)

 Refreshes the display

 Opens a form to add a new feed to the list

* Check this box to make the  command affect this bill

Four different kinds of items can be on your Lists:

* The complete list of your tracked bills

* Filtered lists of your tracked bills

* Saved searches

* Web feeds, such as news feeds

For each item on list, you can get a number of different views or reports:

Clicking on the name of the item will show it in the left pane

 Puts a link to this item on the clipboard

 Creates an HTML report of this item

 Creates a PDF report of this item

 Creates an Excel report of this item


Labels Page

 

The Labels page allows you to define your own custom labels and groups of labels that you can then attach to your tracked bills.  These labels are used for filtering and reporting.

 Shows or creates labels individually or within a group

 Shows or creates groups that you can put labels in

 Opens a pull-down set of commands to apply to the item

        Delete – Remove the selected item

        Share – Share the selected item with colleagues (team account only)

 Refreshes the display

 Opens a form to add a label or group

 Selects the group to put the label into

 Names the label or group

 Assigns a number to the label or group, which determines the order of items displayed

 Adds the label or group

* The Selection command applies to the checked labels or groups


Report Option Sheet

 

The Report Option sheet comes up when you select the  or  icon to print a report.  It allows you to customize your report by selecting which fields to include and what output format to create.

 Selects PDF or Excel output

 Selects the fields to include in the header of the report

 Selects the general legislative information to include

 Selects the standard tracking fields to include

 Selects which of your custom labels to include

 Creates the specified report.  If you want to modify the report, go back to this page, change your options and click  again


Bill Text View

 


 

 

When you select a link to display a bill, LegisWeb presents the bill text view.  Changes in the bill are shown in red for content that has been removed and bright blue for content that has been added.

 

* Navigates to the previous or next document

 Returns to the dashboard home

* Creates an printable HTML view of the bill

 Creates an email containing a link to the bill

 Puts a link to this bill on the clipboard

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Delicious.gif Bookmarks the bill in Delicious.com

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Blogger.gif Creates a Blogger.com post containing a link to the bill

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/HighlightButton.gif Highlights a word in the bill

 

 Tracks the bill and set your position on the bill

 Displays your tracking info for this bill in the left pane

* Displays the history of this bill in the left pane

 Show the analyses available for the bill

 Displays the official PDF version of the bill from the State

 Compares the bill to the law or other versions of the bill

 Downloads the bill into Microsoft Word, OpenOffice or WordPerfect for editing

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Comments.gif Adds a public comment to the bill

 

  The dashed line area contains a “Word Cloud” that shows the most common words in the document.  The size and color conveys the relative frequency of the word.

 


HOW-TO GUIDE


How to Search for a Bill

Using the search form in the upper left of the dashboard, type a Bill ID or a keyword.  Then, click on the  icon to start the search.

For example:

·         Education                          (keyword)

·         Educat*                              (wild card)

·         College University         (multiple key words, either word)

·         “Building Standards”     (exact phrase in quotes)

·                                            (all key words must be in the document)

How to Filter Your Search Results

If you want to narrow your search results based on legislative data or tracking status, click on the  icon to bring up the Filter form.


In the Filter form, enter the criteria for bills to include in the results.

·          selects a event filter

·          selects the time frame to include.  For hearings, this is the number of days in the future.

·          and  selects only tracked bills or only untracked bills.  Leaving neither selected will list both in the results.  If you select , you will get a form for the tracking data:

·         In the  area, you can select only bills introduced by the selected author.  Selecting  or  will open or close the individual tracking field or author.

The search form allows you to search for current or prior session bills, statutes, the California codes, CalChannel Videos, and news sources.

The search results are sorted by relevance to the keywords.  If no keywords were specified, the results are sorted by bill number.  Once you have search results, click on the bill to open it.

You can also use the search to look-up bills directly by typing the bill number into the text box.  For instance:

·         Assembly Bill 11              (a Bill ID)

·         AB11                                    (a Bill ID)

·         ab11                                    (a Bill ID)

·         AB11 Version 98             (a specific version of a bill)

·         AB11 Section 2                (a specific bill section)

 

How to Save a Search

At the bottom of the search results, click on .  The search criteria will be saved to the “Lists” tab for future use.  The saved search is run with the most current results each time it is used.


How to Track a Bill

There are three ways to start tracking a bill.

1)      Use the Quick Add form on the Today page or the Tracked Bills page.  Type the bill numbers, separated by commas, e.g. “AB10, AB20, SB30, SB40”.  Then click on the Track button. For extraordinary session bills, type the session first.  For example: “2009x3 AB14”.

2)      In search results, click on the  button.

3)      When viewing the bill text, check the Track as box.  Optionally, you can set a position in the pull-down box.

How to Track a non-California Bill

You can track a bill from outside of California (e.g. Federal legislation) or that does not exist yet (e.g. a bill that you would like to propose).  In the Quick Add form, enter a name that begins with the # character (e.g. “#FedBill100”.)  A tracking entry with this name will be created at the end of your tracked bill list.  To associate some text with this entry, use the  tab for this entry (see instruction below).  In this case, select “Doc Text” in the link type pull-down before clicking Add.  The associated text can be an uploaded document or a URL.

When the bill is selected the associated URL or uploaded document will be displayed.


How to Print a Report of Your Tracked Bills

Reports are available in http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Printer.gif HTML,  PDF and  Excel formats.  At the top left of , click on one of the http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Printer.gif  /   /  report icons. If you select the http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Printer.gif HTML report, a new tab or window will open with the report.  Print it using your browser commands.

If you select the  PDF or  Excel report, an option sheet will open.  Select the fields that you want to include in the report and click . If you want to modify the report, go back to this page, change your options and click  again.

Print a report for one tracked bill

Under , click on the http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Printer.gif icon to the right of the bill. A new window will open with the report.  Print it using your browser commands.

Sort your tracked bills

Under , click on a column heading (e.g. Last Update) to sort by that field.  Click on that heading again to sort in the reverse order. 


How to Set Tracking Labels on a Bill

There are two ways to set the tracking info depending on where you are in the application.

1)      To set the tracking info while you are viewing a bill, click on  at the top of the bill.  In the Label Editor on the left, set any desired tracking labels. You can also type in a Summary and Notes.  Click  to save the information.

2)      To set the tracking info from the  list, check the  box next to one or more bills and click , then select . The Label Editor will appear on the left.  In the Label Editor, set your tracking labels, then click . See the instructions below to enter a summary, notes, related documents and events.


How to Add Tracking Details

In the  page, there is a details section for each tracked bill.  To access the details, click  under the bill that you are affecting.

Add a summary to a bill

Click , then enter your summary.  For your convenience, we provide the  and the latest  that you may wish to copy from.  Optionally, you may also enter a Topic, which will be displayed in place of the bill’s official subject in reports.

Log an event for a bill

Click , then enter the event description.  The current date is provided.  Edit the date if you wish.  If you have established any Event Types, you may select one in the  pull-down.  Click .

Add a related document to a bill

Click , then click . In the dialog box, use  to find the file, then click .  Edit the title of the document if you wish.  If you have established any Link Types, you may select one in the  pull-down. Click .  If your document is already on the web, you can instead type or paste the URL directly into the form.

Add notes to a bill

Click , then enter your notes. 

Check bill alerts

Under , click on an alert icon http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Alert.High.gif http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Alert.Medium.gif, to see the alert text.

Show tracking details for multiple bills

Check the  next to the bill(s) to be affected.  Optionally, use the  at the top to select or deselect all bills.  Click . Then select  to show the tracking details, or select  to hide the tracking details.


How to Create a Filtered Bill List

Under , click .  In the Filter Editor on the left, select the  labels or legislative data for the bills to be included in the filtered list.  Click .  The tracked bills list will now be filtered (e.g. All bills with a 'Client A' label) until you clear the filter.


How to Create a Custom Bill Report

There are two steps to creating a custom bill list report.  First select the bills to include in the report using the Filtered Bill List.  Then select the data to report for each bill and the output format in the List Publishing.

1.      Save a Filtered Bill List

Under , filter the tracked bill list to include the bills you want on the report.  Near the bottom of the filter editor, enter in a name for the saved filter and click .  This saved filter will be put on the 'Lists' page.

2.      Show/Publish the Saved List

Under  , locate the line for the desired entry, for instance:

Then, click on one of the following to get the desired report format.

If you select the  PDF or  Excel report, an option sheet will open.  Select the fields that you want to include in the report and click .


How to View how a Bill Will Change the Law

Open the bill. Scroll to the desired bill section. Click  and pick  from the pull-down.

 

LegisWeb compares the bill section text to the text of the current law and shows you the difference in redlining. You can also use  to show the difference between any two versions of the bill.

 

You can compare all sections of the bill by clicking on  at the top of the bill.

 


How to Download a Bill into a Word Processor

Open the bill.  Click on  and select your editor from the pull-down. The bill will be downloaded and put into an edit session.  The stricken and inserted text will be represented as tracked changes.

How to Print the Bill Text

Open the bill.  Click on the  icon to get the official State PDF file.  If you want an enhanced view with changes highlighted in red and blue, click on the http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Printer.gif icon. A new window will open with the bill.  Print it.

How to View a Bill Analysis

Open the bill.  Click  above the bill and select the desired analysis from the pull-down. A new window will open with the analysis.

How to Email a Link to a Bill

Open the bill.  Click the  icon above the bill.  An email form will be created with a link to the bill.  Complete the form and click .  Any recipient, even non-LegisWeb subscribers, can click on the link to the bill.

How to Create a Link to a Bill

Open the bill.  Click  at the top of the bill.  A link to the bill will be placed on your clipboard.  The link can be pasted in a web page or other document.  Even non-LegisWeb subscribers can click on the link to the bill.


How to View a Bill History

Open the bill. The entire bill history is shown on the left, with the most recent action first.  If the history is not showing on the left, click History at the top of the bill. The History window can be maximized by clicking on http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/MaximizeButton.gif.

 

How to View Bill Votes

Open the bill and History. In the history, scroll to a vote.  Click  next to the vote result (e.g. PASSED).  The votes will be displayed below.  If you hover the mouse over a legislator’s name, their contact information will be displayed.  Click on  to close the votes.

How to View a Bill Table of Contents (TOC)

Open the bill. In the History, scroll to the desired version of the bill. Click  next to the bill version (e.g. AMENDED).  The TOC for the bill will be displayed below.  Each bill section identifies the action and code section affected.  The icon next to the section indicates whether that section has been , , , or  since the previous version.  Click on  to close the TOC. The History window can be maximized by clicking on http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/MaximizeButton.gif.

How to Go Directly to a Bill Section

Open the bill.  Open a TOC.  Click on any bill section.  The right side window will scroll to that bill section in that version of the bill.

How to How To Highlight Words in a Document

Display the document.  Type the word(s) that you want highlighted in the   box then hit the enter key.  All instances of the word(s) will be highlighted in yellow. To turn highlighting  off, delete the text in the box.

How to View the Status of a bill

See the 'Last Update' column in 'My Tracked Bills'.  Also see the progress bar which indicates the readings completed in each house.  If a bill is scheduled for a committee hearing, the hearing date is shown at the end of the progress bar.  To get detailed status, open the bill and view the History on the left.


How to Lookup Bills Directly

At the top left of the application, click , click on .  Enter the year, session, bill type and bill number, then click on .  Alternatively, you can type the bill number (e.g. “AB100”) directly into the search form.

How to Lookup Statutes Directly

At the top left of the application, click , click on .  Enter the year, session, chapter type (CHP for laws, CHR for resolutions) and number, then click on . Alternatively, you can type the chapter number (e.g. “CHP10”) directly into the search form.


How to Lookup Codes Directly

At the top left of the application, click , click on .  Select the name of the code and click on .  A table of contents of the code will be displayed.  Click on http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/ExpandButton.Highlight.gif to open a specific heading of the code. 

How to View a Code Section

In the Code’s table of contents, click on the name of a heading or section.  It will be displayed on the right.  Or type in a section number and click . If a section is being affected by a current session bill, it will be listed below the section text.


How to View how a Bill Will Affect a Code Section

In the view of a code section, click on http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/ExpandButton.Highlight.gif to compare the bill text with the current code section text.  The result will be shown as redlined changes.


How to View All Proposed Changes to a Code

Display the code.  Click on 'Table of Sections Affected (TOSA)'.  TOSA lists all the changes proposed by the current session bills.  Click on the section number to show the section.

 

The color coding on the left indicates the type of proposed change:

 Added

 Amended

 Repealed

 Amended and repealed

 The bill no longer affects this section


How to Put Your Calendar into Outlook

Navigate to the  page.  Click on the * icon.  Accept the dialog that asks if you want to subscribe to this calendar.  A LegisWeb Calendar will be added to Outlook and will be kept up to date automatically.

How to Put Your Calendar into Google Calendar

Navigate to the  page.  Click on the  icon to copy the URL onto your clipboard.  Go to your Google Calendar and click on “Add” then “Add by URL”.  In the form, Paste the URL and click “Add Calendar”.  A LegisWeb Calendar will be added to Google and will be kept up to date automatically.


How to View the Daily File

Navigate to the  page.  The Agenda section shows the floor and committee meetings being held today. Clicking on the  symbol will show you the bills on the daily file or on the committee agenda. Click on the http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/PDF.Small.gif icon to get a printable daily file and to see the list of all daily files available (e.g. extraordinary session daily files).

How to View the Roster of Legislators

Under  on the dashboard (upper-left corner), click on 'Senators' or 'Assembly Members'.  The list will be displayed.  Click on a name to see the contact information and list of bill introduced by that legislator.  If you hover the mouse over a name, their contact information will pop up.

How to View the Roster of Committees

Under  on the dashboard, click on 'Senate Committees' or 'Assembly Committees'.  The list will be displayed.  Click on a committee name to see the contact information, members, staff and list of bills currently assigned to that committee.

 


SETUP GUIDE


Create Tracking Groups and Labels

LegisWeb comes with three built-in tracking groups: Position, Priority, and Status.  You can add your own tracking groups and tracking labels.  A tracking group is a set of labels, like a client list.  A tracking label is an individual value, like a client name.  A label may be part of a group (e.g. a client in a client list), or it may be a free label not associated with a group (e.g. whether a bill has a fiscal effect).

To the end-user the groups and labels look something like this:

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Create a tracking group

Click , select , click , then type in the name of your group (e.g. 'Clients').  If you want 3 label at a time to be selected in this group (e.g. for a Position), then check .  When you are done, click .

To replace an existing group, create a new one with the same name.  The system will ask if you want to replace the existing group.

To delete a group, check the  next to the group and click  then pick “Delete”.

Sort tracking groups

To present groups in a specific order, assign a numeric value in the  box when you create it.  Groups will be presented in ascending numeric order, after the built-in groups.

Create a tracking label

Click , select ., click . If you want the label to be part of a group, pick the desired group in the  pulldown list.  Then type in the name of your label (e.g. 'AT&T').  When you are done, click .  The label will be added to the list below.

To delete a label, check the  next to the label and click  then pick “Delete”.

 

Sort tracking labels

To present groups in a specific order, assign a numeric value in the  box when you create it.  Labels will be presented in descending numeric order, after the built-in groups.


Change Your Account Profile.

Click on 'My Account' in the top right of the application.  Edit the form and click .


Set the Default Dashboard Web Feed.

A web feed is shown on the left side of the dashboard when you first log in.  To set this default feed, click on 'My Account' to edit your profile.  Type or paste the URL of the desired feed in the  box.  If you click on , a list of suggested feeds will be displayed in a separate window.  You can copy and paste from that window.

Subscribe to a LegisWeb Feed

Click http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/WebFeed.gif at the top left of the calendar or tracked bill list, or http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/WebFeed.gif to the left of the saved filter or saved search under .  If your desktop application (e.g. MS Outlook) accepts web feeds, it will link to your subscription.  Alternatively, you can click  and paste the link into your news reader.


Managing LegisWeb Teams

Team accounts enable each LegisWeb team member to have different levels of capability:

Admin: Allows all task to be performed, including the ability to create/edit/delete team members.  The Admin user can create/edit/delete tracking groups and labels.

Power: The user can edit the tracking info on any bill without changing the assignment and can reassign any bill to any team member.  The user can share and delete their saved searches and filters.  The user cannot create/edit/delete tracking groups or labels.

Edit: The user can edit tracking info of bills that have been assigned to them. The user can begin tracking a bill and can reassign a bill that is currently assigned to them.

Notes: The user can only edit the notes field of tracked bills. Otherwise, their account is read-only.

None: The user can see tracked bills, but cannot change any tracking information.  The user can create a saved search or saved filter, but cannot share it with the rest of the team. 

Add a Team Member

Click , then click .  Fill in the form and click .

Change Member Permissions and Info

Click , then click on the member name.  Edit the form and click .

Restrict a Member’s View

A team administrator can restrict a team member’s account to only show the tracked bills that meet certain filter criteria.  To do this, create a filter on the Tracked Bills page.  Save the filter with a special name beginning with the # character followed by the member’s login identity (e.g. “#joesmith”).  When that user logs in, their Tracked Bill list will only show the bills that meet the pre-defined filter criteria.


Share a Tracking Group or Label

Click .  Click on “Labels” or “Groups”, then check the  next to the desired entry. Click  then pick “Share”.

Share a Saved Search or Filter

Click .  Check the  next to the desired entry. Click  then pick “Share”.


ICON REFERENCE


Navigation Controls

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/HomeButton.gif Return to the Dashboard

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/GoBackButton.Disabled.gif http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/GoForwardButton.Disabled.gif  Go Forward or Back a page

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/MaximizeButton.gif  http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/DemaximizeButton.gif   Maximize or De-maximize an item

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/CollapseButton.Highlight.gif  http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/ExpandButton.Highlight.gif  Hide or Show an item

/ Expand or Contract an item

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Refresh.gif Refresh the display

 Get Hints

Indicators

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Support.gif  http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Oppose.gif A Supporting or Opposing position

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Aye.gif   http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Noe.gif  An Aye or No Vote

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Alert.Medium.gif  An Alert (activity w/in 1 week)

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Alert.High.gif A Critical Alert (activity w/in 1 day)

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/WebFeed.gif A List or a Web Feed

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/FilterFeed.gif A Saved Filter or List

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/SearchFeed.gif A Saved Search

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Video.gif A Video Search

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/News.gif A News Search

 http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/ExternalLink.gif A link to an external web page

http://www.legisweb.com/xfw/images/Editable.gif An editable text area (e.g. Summary, Notes)

Command Icons

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Text Box:  Senate Text Box:  History

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Text Box:  Committee Text Box:  History

AB 2 (bill is no longer active)