Bodies of the house

Current membership of Mesa del Congreso Despliega filtros

Bureau

Is the governing and representative body of the Chamber. It is composed of the President of Congress, who chairs it, four Vice Presidents and four Secretaries. They are all elected by the House at the beginning of the legislature, using a system that favours their distribution among different parliamentary groups.
The Bureau is responsible for internal governance and the organisation of parliamentary work. Within the first aspect, it is responsible for drawing up the budget of the Congress, directing and controlling its execution, ordering expenditure and various powers in the area of personnel. With regard to the organization of parliamentary work, it is responsible for programming the general lines of action of the House, coordinating the work of its various bodies, the qualification of parliamentary papers and documents, the decision on their admissibility and the procedure for handling them, and other functions laid down in the Rules of Procedure.