Researching state legislation in difficult times where the classic “how-a-bill-becomes-a-law” method fails to capture the secretive, makeshift lawmaking of a politically fractured legislature is a problem for even the most seasoned legal researcher. This article uses the Kentucky pension law reform bill to point out a few techniques a researcher can use to create a useful legislative research dossier.
Metzmeier, Kurt, "How a (Sewer) Bill Becomes a (Pension) Law: Kentucky Legislative History in Difficult Times (July 2018)" (2018). Faculty Scholarship. 745.