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Government Relations-- Current Legislation



The North Carolina Legislature is not always in session but there are always issues to address! Check this page for the most current issues and legislation. If you have a current issue, please contact Kay CastilloSign up for Capwiz! Receive action alerts and weekly updates straight to your inbox!

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Current Issues

2015-2016 Legislative Agenda

The NASW-NC Legislative Committee, with approval by the NASW-NC Board of Directors has developed our Legislative Agenda. These items will be the focus of our advocacy work in the 2015 long legislative session and the 2016 short session. Don't see any of your issues on our agenda? NASW-NC works in conjunction with multiple coalitions throughout the legislative session. These coalition groups share similar values and may be addressing your particular advocacy concerns.

Past legislative agenda:
2013 Legislative Agenda: Our legislative agenda was drafted by our Legislative Committee and approved by our Board of Directors. These will be the priorities we will be focused on during the  next legislative session!


Licensed Clinical Social Work Associates can now DIRECTLY enroll into Medicaid. Read our announcement to members! Learn how to directly enroll as an Associate.

2013 laws and what's eligible for short session
- Raise the Age Talking Points

DSM-V Implementation August 1, 2014 Announcement
DSM-V Resources

Social Workers and Drug Testing of Public Benefit Applicants: NASW Legal Issue of the Month (June 2013) 

NASW-NC PACE: Visit the PACE page to find a list of candidates and updates on races.

Affordable Care Act 
The Affordable Care Act
: What does it mean and how will it affect YOU as a social worker
Blog Posts: ACA Facts and The Affordable Care Act: What Providers Need to Know
NASW and Health Care Reform 


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