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41-1304. Powers and duties

A. The legislative council shall:

1. Provide bill drafting, research and other services to the legislature deemed necessary or advisable by the council to improve the quality of legislation and to ensure full participation by the legislative branch in determining and reviewing policy and the administration of state affairs.

2. Adopt rules and formulate policies for the administration of this article and for the conduct of the affairs of the council.

3. Appoint such clerical, stenographic, technical and professional assistants deemed necessary or advisable to carry out the provisions of this article, and fix their compensation and prescribe their powers and duties.

4. Consult with state departments or officers engaged in carrying out construction programs authorized by law, and investigate the conduct of the programs, with particular reference to the plans for and type of construction.

5. Maintain a legislative reference library, containing legal, statistical and descriptive data and authoritative philosophical and scientific treatises on current and potential legislative subjects.

6. Procure information at the request of members of the legislature or state officers on any legislative subject.

7. Prepare or revise bills and other legislative measures for members or committees of the legislature and, on request of a member of the legislature, for state officers and agencies.

8. Prepare and issue styles and forms for drafting bills, amendments and other legislative measures for the use of the legislature, state officers and persons interested in drafting amendments and bills or measures for introduction in the legislature. The styles and forms for drafting amendments shall be developed and adopted in consultation and cooperation with the senate and the house of representatives.

9. Prepare and file with the secretary of state, not later than sixty days preceding the regular primary election, an analysis of the provisions of each ballot proposal of a measure or proposed amendment.

B. The legislative council may purchase, lease and otherwise acquire land and buildings and make improvements to land and buildings it acquires or uses for the purpose of providing suitable facilities for the use of the legislative department. The council may obtain operational, maintenance and security assistance for any legislative facilities without charge from the department of administration, may employ personnel to discharge such functions or may contract for outside services payable from council appropriations.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1304

41-1304. Powers and duties

A. The legislative council shall:

1. Provide bill drafting, research and other services to the legislature deemed necessary or advisable by the council to improve the quality of legislation and to ensure full participation by the legislative branch in determining and reviewing policy and the administration of state affairs.

2. Adopt rules and formulate policies for the administration of this article and for the conduct of the affairs of the council.

3. Appoint such clerical, stenographic, technical and professional assistants deemed necessary or advisable to carry out the provisions of this article, and fix their compensation and prescribe their powers and duties.

4. Consult with state departments or officers engaged in carrying out construction programs authorized by law, and investigate the conduct of the programs, with particular reference to the plans for and type of construction.

5. Maintain a legislative reference library, containing legal, statistical and descriptive data and authoritative philosophical and scientific treatises on current and potential legislative subjects.

6. Procure information at the request of members of the legislature or state officers on any legislative subject.

7. Prepare or revise bills and other legislative measures for members or committees of the legislature and, on request of a member of the legislature, for state officers and agencies.

8. Prepare and issue styles and forms for drafting bills, amendments and other legislative measures for the use of the legislature, state officers and persons interested in drafting amendments and bills or measures for introduction in the legislature. The styles and forms for drafting amendments shall be developed and adopted in consultation and cooperation with the senate and the house of representatives.

9. Prepare and file with the secretary of state, not later than sixty days preceding the regular primary election, an analysis of the provisions of each ballot proposal of a measure or proposed amendment.

B. The legislative council may purchase, lease and otherwise acquire land and buildings and make improvements to land and buildings it acquires or uses for the purpose of providing suitable facilities for the use of the legislative department. The council may obtain operational, maintenance and security assistance for any legislative facilities without charge from the department of administration, may employ personnel to discharge such functions or may contract for outside services payable from council appropriations.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1304

41-1304. Powers and duties

A. The legislative council shall:

1. Provide bill drafting, research and other services to the legislature deemed necessary or advisable by the council to improve the quality of legislation and to ensure full participation by the legislative branch in determining and reviewing policy and the administration of state affairs.

2. Adopt rules and formulate policies for the administration of this article and for the conduct of the affairs of the council.

3. Appoint such clerical, stenographic, technical and professional assistants deemed necessary or advisable to carry out the provisions of this article, and fix their compensation and prescribe their powers and duties.

4. Consult with state departments or officers engaged in carrying out construction programs authorized by law, and investigate the conduct of the programs, with particular reference to the plans for and type of construction.

5. Maintain a legislative reference library, containing legal, statistical and descriptive data and authoritative philosophical and scientific treatises on current and potential legislative subjects.

6. Procure information at the request of members of the legislature or state officers on any legislative subject.

7. Prepare or revise bills and other legislative measures for members or committees of the legislature and, on request of a member of the legislature, for state officers and agencies.

8. Prepare and issue styles and forms for drafting bills, amendments and other legislative measures for the use of the legislature, state officers and persons interested in drafting amendments and bills or measures for introduction in the legislature. The styles and forms for drafting amendments shall be developed and adopted in consultation and cooperation with the senate and the house of representatives.

9. Prepare and file with the secretary of state, not later than sixty days preceding the regular primary election, an analysis of the provisions of each ballot proposal of a measure or proposed amendment.

B. The legislative council may purchase, lease and otherwise acquire land and buildings and make improvements to land and buildings it acquires or uses for the purpose of providing suitable facilities for the use of the legislative department. The council may obtain operational, maintenance and security assistance for any legislative facilities without charge from the department of administration, may employ personnel to discharge such functions or may contract for outside services payable from council appropriations.

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