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What practices and protocols do you believe are necessary in order to safely conduct the legislative session in a manner that both protects the health and safety of lawmakers and staff and follows federal social distancing guidelines?
|Limit capacity / access||18%|
|Frequent sanitizing (e.g. microphone covers)||16%|
|Follow expert (e.g. CDC) guidelines||15%|
|Partial or completely virtual session||14%|
|Provide hand sanitizer / washing stations||13%|
|Remote or Proxy voting||8%|
|Limit floor / committee time||7%|
|Scheduling to limit interaction||4%|
|Too soon to tell||2%|
|No mandatory masks||1%|
Do you plan to limit food and beverage in your office?
Do you plan to limit your session staff or interns in order to decrease the number of individuals in your office and the building?
Do you plan to use Zoom or any similar platform to meet with constituents and advocacy groups?
Would you like to see the House offer sanitized rooms that could be scheduled by your staff for the purpose of holding meetings with the public?
Do you plan to welcome guests or hold meetings in your office?
Would you favor or oppose limiting floor access to essential staff during session?
Do you favor or oppose keeping the Members' Lounge open throughout session?
Do you favor or oppose spacing House Members out across the floor and the gallery as an important and worthwhile safety protocol?
To what degree should testing for COVID-19 be required for staff who are working within the Capitol?
|Routine testing should be conducted among staff even if they are not presenting symptoms||64.29%|
|Testing should only be conducted on staff who are presenting symptoms of COVID-19||26.79%|
|Testing should not be required for staff||8.93%|