Legislative Alerts

If You Don’t Care About Genealogy, Skip This Post

If you do, sign here. Did you know you cannot obtain a death record in Oklahoma during the seventy-five years after a death unless [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:44-04:00October 30th, 2015|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on If You Don’t Care About Genealogy, Skip This Post

Last Chance to Comment on Rules Regarding Social Security Death Index Access

By Barbara Mathews, CG® Board-certified genealogists working in forensic genealogy should read the new regulations for access [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:14-04:00January 11th, 2015|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on Last Chance to Comment on Rules Regarding Social Security Death Index Access

The Road to Better SSDI Access Goes Through All Fifty States

A stretch of road between California and Nevada, photograph by Dan Thorburn, used under Creative Commons license, https://www.fli [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:14-04:00November 21st, 2014|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on The Road to Better SSDI Access Goes Through All Fifty States

RPAC Report, April 2014: Access Changes to the SSDI – Update 2

Photograph courtesy of Microsoft Office. By Barbara Mathews, CG® BCG's Representative to the Records Preservation and Access [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:16-04:00April 14th, 2014|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on RPAC Report, April 2014: Access Changes to the SSDI – Update 2

RPAC Report, January 2014

Courtesy of Microsoft Office. By Barbara Mathews, CG® BCG's Representative to the Records Preservation and Access Committee [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:17-04:00February 1st, 2014|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on RPAC Report, January 2014

RPAC 2013 Year-End Report: SSDI Recent-Death Redactions Begin in 90 Days

By Barbara Mathews, CG® BCG's Representative to the Records Access and Preservation Committee A Look at the Year 2013 This yea [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:17-04:00December 18th, 2013|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on RPAC 2013 Year-End Report: SSDI Recent-Death Redactions Begin in 90 Days

RPAC Report, August 2013

Jan Meisels Allen presenting at IAJGS 2013. Photograph © Barbara Mathews. By Barbara Mathews, CG® The three societies that a [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:18-04:00August 31st, 2013|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on RPAC Report, August 2013

RPAC Report, June and July 2013

Courtesy of Microsoft Office. By Barbara Mathews, CG® The Records Access and Preservation Committee is tracking activities a [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:18-04:00July 12th, 2013|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on RPAC Report, June and July 2013

RPAC Report, April and May 2013

© 2013 by the National Genealogical Society, Inc. Used by permission of the National Genealogical Society and the photographer, S [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:18-04:00May 23rd, 2013|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on RPAC Report, April and May 2013

RPAC Report, March 2013

Courtesy of Microsoft Office. By Barbara Mathews, CG® My friends will attest that two of my burning concerns are the pres [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:45-04:00March 8th, 2013|Legislative Alerts|Comments Off on RPAC Report, March 2013