The MPS Legislative Committee (LAC) is always looking for new members! This Committee pursues the interests of the membership in all mental health matters, initiating and responding to proposed state legislation as well as proposed regulations affecting psychiatry. Committee members also liaison with our lobbyist, other MPS committees, MedChi, and other patient and professional advocacy groups is integral to this work, much of which occurs during the legislative session from early January to early April each year. Members critique bills and can testify in Annapolis on bills the committee feels are most important. The LAC will hold a kickoff meeting for the 2020 session on November 20th at 7:00PM in the MPS office. If you’re interested in joining the LAC, or would like to attend this meeting please email firstname.lastname@example.org.