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September 2012
Now Available...2012 Summaries Document!

The Research Division's 2012 Summaries of Substantive Ratified Legislation is now available on the NCGA website.  It contains summaries of all substantive public law provisions and certain local legislation having general import from the 2012 Regular Session. 

Click here to view the document or you may access it from the Legislative Publications link on the Library webpage.

Need Guidance on Proper Forms of Address or Making Formal Introductions?

You are sure to find answers to your questions within the Library’s new reference book “Honor & Respect: The Official Guide to Names, Titles, & Forms of Address.”   The book gives specific formulas to follow for both business and social situations, including best forms for addressing federal, state, and municipal officials; corporate executives; professionals and academics; clergy; tribal officials; and members of the armed services.  Clear guidelines are provided on writing proper salutations, addressing envelopes for social correspondence or invitations, writing place cards or name badges, and choosing the best phrases when making formal introductions.  Come on by and check it out!

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