Legislative Process

The Speaker of the Assembly is the presiding officer of the Assembly and is elected for a two-year term by a majority vote of the Members. He or she is charged with the overall management and supervision of the Assembly. The Speaker appoints members to all committees and subcommittees of the Assembly, allocates funds, staffing and other resources for the effective operation of the House, and establishes the committee schedules (A.R. 26).

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