The Council on Legislation (COL) reviews proposed federal legislation and recommends appropriate action in accordance with AMA policy. It also develops model state legislation, recommends changes in existing AMA policy when necessary to accomplish effective legislative goals, and recommends to the Board of Trustees new federal legislation and legislation to modify existing laws of interest to the AMA.

LINK 1: Council on Legislation (COL)

LINK 2: Model state legislation

LINK 3: Board of Trustees

Council appointments

The council consists of 12 active members of the AMA, 1 of whom shall be a resident/fellow physician, and 1 of whom shall be a medical student. These members of the council are appointed by the Board of Trustees. The medical student member is appointed from nominations submitted by the Medical Student Section.

To seek nomination, appointment or re-appointment to the Council on Legislation, please visit the Council and Committee Nominations page. 

LINK 4: Council and Committee nominations page

Contact Information

CONTACT: George E. Cox III, JD

The Council on Legislation (COL) reviews proposed federal legislation and recommends appropriate action in accordance with AMA policy. It also develops model state legislation, recommends changes in existing AMA policy when necessary to accomplish effective legislative goals, and recommends to the Board of Trustees new federal legislation and legislation to modify existing laws of interest to the AMA.

LINK 1: Council on Legislation (COL)

LINK 2: Model state legislation

LINK 3: Board of Trustees

Council appointments

The council consists of 12 active members of the AMA, 1 of whom shall be a resident/fellow physician, and 1 of whom shall be a medical student. These members of the council are appointed by the Board of Trustees. The medical student member is appointed from nominations submitted by the Medical Student Section.

To seek nomination, appointment or re-appointment to the Council on Legislation, please visit the Council and Committee Nominations page. 

LINK 4: Council and Committee nominations page

Contact Information

CONTACT: George E. Cox III, JD

CONTACT

For questions and/or comments regarding the COL, please contact:

George E. Cox III, JD

Secretary, Council on Legislation

(202) 789-7412

[email protected]

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