Profile Of The Legislative Matters Directorate

Legislative Matters Directorate is one of the core Directorates in the Lagos State House of Assembly and it is saddled with the under-listed responsibilities:

  • Produces the Votes and Proceedings, Order Papers, Reports among others.
  • Provides secretariat support to Standing and Ad-hoc Committees of the House.
  • Coordinates training for officers in the Directorate.
  • Keeps and updates Honourable Members Bio-Data
  • Coordinates staging of public hearings/stakeholders fora
  • Keeps and updates Bills/Regulations register;
  • Attends to enquiries from State Houses of Assembly and corporate bodies on laws enacted by the House;
  • Coordinates the staging of Executive Briefings and covers the proceedings at the session;
  • Communicates the Resolutions of the House.
  • Drafts motions for Honourable Members;
  • Compiles Resolutions of the House for ease of reference;
  • Educates visitors/students on parliamentary practice and procedures daily;
  • Coordinates the inauguration and sitting of Lagos State Youth Parliament bi-annually and quarterly respectively; and Produces Directorate publication: House at a Glance.

The Directorate is divided as follows: Legislative Scrutiny; Research & Admin.; Chamber; Parliamentary Education; Bills and Petitions & Committee Secretariat.