Define the essential substantive elements of the core "Legislative Data" dataset. What are the components that it must minimally include? IDo we have a dataset that we could hold up as a model? (Calling @paultag...)
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I don't know what we should be doing with legislative websites that don't provide any actual data. I guess we should assess them anyway, noting that they exist, etc., etc., but that the data isn't machine-readable.
For lack of Open States guidance, here's how I'm defining the core elements.
chamber (if extant—I'm looking at you, Nebraska)
date sworn in
bill catch line (if extant)
bill summary (if extant)
There's a lot more that I'd like (vote data, committee/subcommittee dockets, a lot more legislator data points, bill histories, etc.), but I think this is a reasonable minimum model.