Legislative Assembly Standing Orders Committee

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The Committee reviews the standing orders (procedural rules) of the Legislative Assembly and makes recommendations for change.

Inquiries conducted by the committee:

Report on procedures for joint sittings under section 165AU of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008

Report on e-petitions, responding to statements made in the Legislative Council and supplementary questions

Report on a review of the Standing Orders

The report was tabled in Parliament on 14 November 2019.

Inquiry into committee arrangements

The report was tabled in Parliament on 16 April 2015.

Inquiry into sitting hours and the operation of the house

The committee considered the sitting hours and operation of the house and revising the standing orders to reflect changes to sessional orders. The committee tabled an interim report on 8 December 2015 and a final report on 21 June 2016.

Inquiry into the establishment of an independent Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards in Victoria

Inquiry into the use of social media in the Assembly and members reflecting on the office of the speaker