2018 Capitol Hill Day
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Evening NATAPAC Event (optional, details to follow, $50 to participate, separate registration)
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
7 a.m. Registration. Complimentary continental breakfast for attendees. Final briefing, last minute questions, etc.
9 a.m. Depart Hotel, use Metro to travel to Capitol Hill. A room will be available at the hotel to store your luggage.
DO NOT BRING LUGGAGE TO CAPITOL HILL!
9:30 a.m. Arrive at Capitol Hill. Meet on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo. There will be an opportunity for state delegation photos also.
10 a.m. Congressional meetings start
* Please do not book departure flights prior to 4:30.
Since our inception we’ve conducted more than 2,000 legislative meetings with Congressional representatives.
2017 Capitol Hill Day
Approximately 80 athletic trainers from 22 states ventured to Washington, D.C., May 16 for NATA’s annual Capitol Hill Day.
More than 200 meetings with legislators and their staff took place throughout the day to discuss S. 808, the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act, the House version of which (H.R. 302) was passed by Congress in January; H.R. 1104, the Veterans to Enhance Studies Through (TEST) Accessibility Act; and H.R. 1267/S. 482, the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act.
The Capitol Hill Day visits led to 8 new cosponsors for S. 808. In addition, the meetings offered attendees the opportunity to talk one-on-one with members of congress and their staff, educating them on the athletic training profession and issues important to our members.