Consensus Resolutions Format

NLGA Consensus Resolution Format Example

(NLGA letterhead inserted if/when Consensus Resolution is adopted at meeting, in final draft.)

Title: For Consideration: NLGA Consensus Resolution [IN RECOGNITION OF/IN SUPPORT OF/REGARDING] [TOPIC] 

WHEREAS, [INTRO OF TOPIC], and

WHEREAS, [WHY IS THIS A TOPIC IN NEED OF ADDRESSING AT THE STATE/TERRITORIAL LEVEL? MAY INCLUDE STATISTICS OR DATA], and

WHEREAS, [ADDITIONAL STATISTICS ON THE TOPIC], and

WHEREAS, [WHY SHOULD THE SECONDS-IN-COMMAND IN STATE/TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENT CARE?].

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the National Lieutenant Governors Association:

[PICK ONE]:

  • Encourages NLGA Members in the states and territories to learn more about [TOPIC] as a way to address [health outcomes, for example] in the future.
  • Recognizes [DAY/WEEK/MONTH] as “National XXXXX”, and encourages NLGA Members to promote awareness of [TOPIC] in the states/territories.
  • Supports additional efforts in the states/territories to research and learn more about [TOPIC].

ADOPTED, this ___ day of XXXX, 202X.

Co-Sponsors: *To be added following approval of Consensus Resolution.

Proposed for the docket by: [MEMBER/PARTNER]