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The LRC was formed on an act of the [[Kentucky Legislature]] in 1948<ref name="KY LRC">[http://www.lrc.ky.gov/Org_Adm/lrc/aboutlrc.htm ''Kentucky Legislative Research Commission'' "About the Legislative Research Commission](See First Paragraph)</ref>.
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The LRC was formed on an act of the [[Kentucky Legislature]] in 1948<ref name="KY LRC">[http://www.lrc.ky.gov/Org_Adm/lrc/aboutlrc.htm ''Kentucky Legislative Research Commission'', "About the Legislative Research Commission](See First Paragraph)</ref>.
  
 
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All drafting of bills, amendments, and resolutions are handled by the LRC staff<ref name="KY LRC 2"> [http://www.lrc.ky.gov/Org_Adm/lrc/aboutlrc.htm ''Kentucky Legislative Research Commission'' "About the Legislative Research Commission](See Services)</ref>.   
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All drafting of bills, amendments, and resolutions are handled by the LRC staff<ref name="KY LRC 2"> [http://www.lrc.ky.gov/Org_Adm/lrc/aboutlrc.htm ''Kentucky Legislative Research Commission'', "About the Legislative Research Commission](See Services)</ref>.   
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:26, 9 May 2014

The Kentucky Legislative Research Commission (LRC) is a nonpartisan legislative service agency serving the legislators and members of the Kentucky General Assembly.

History

The LRC was formed on an act of the Kentucky Legislature in 1948[1].

Governance

A 16 member committee governs the Legislative Research Commission that consists of both Republican and Democrat State House and Senate members in Kentucky. The committee appoints a director that is responsible for overseeing. the day to day operations of the Commission[1].

Services offered

Bill drafting

All drafting of bills, amendments, and resolutions are handled by the LRC staff[2].

Committee staffing

All staffing of standing committees in the Kentucky General Assembly is done by the Legislative Research Commission[2].

Kentucky state budget

The LRC is responsible for overseeing the process of how the Kentucky state budget is dealt with in the Kentucky General Assembly[2].

Library services

A research library housing reference materials and past records of the General Assembly is run by the LRC[2].

Publications

Various publications are produced by the LRC annually including informational bulletins, the legislative newspaper, and maintaining the website of the Kentucky General Assembly[2].

External links

References