Office of Government & Legislative Affairs

Executive Offices - Governance

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PRESIDENT 1iC

AlastairT

Vice Pres. 2iC

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CHIEF OF STAFF 3iC

Vacant

DIR. OF LEG. AFFRS. 5iC

Faaaaiiitthh

WH Counsel 5iC

Office of Government & Legislative Affairs

 


OVERVIEW

The Office of Government and Legislative Affairs (OoGLA) is an office within the Executive Office of the President (EOP). The OoGLA has been around for almost as long as the White House has, if not as long as. Traditionally, the office is charged with implementing the President's agenda/manifesto, however, as time has progressed, the duties of the office have changed. Currently, as per the Legislative Affairs Act 2019, the office is charged with the following:

  • Managing any anonymous reporting systems created for submitting requests to the EOP
  • Serving as senior legal and legislative advisors and counsel to the President and EOP
  • Representing the views of the Administration by providing legal representation and submission of requests or briefs
  • Scheduling and hosting of debates for petitions, as per Democracy Act 2019.
  • Drafting legislation as required by the EOP, Cabinet, or any branch leadership, not including the Congress
  • Implementing the President’s manifesto into law from concept to judicial review
  • Acting as a liaison between the Executive Office of the President and the Legislative Branch
  • Completion of any other duties assigned by the President or EOP

MEMBERS

Currently, the Office is lead by the Director of Legislative Affairs, however, the Legislative Affairs Act 2019 outlines who is required to be involved with the office. They are:

  • the President;
  • the Vice President;
  • the Chief of Staff;
  • the Director of Legislative Affairs;
  • the White House Counsel;
  • Any other members added by law or by the Administration

The Director of Legislative Affairs and the White House Counsel are the two main people within the Office. The people currently holding these positions are:

DIRECTOR OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS - Vacant

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WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL - Faaaaiiitthh

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Under the Executive (Empower Reorganization) Order 2021, "The President may delegate any duties and powers afforded under [the Legislative Affairs Act 2019] to other members of the Office of Government and Legislative Affairs (including themselves) if the statutory ranks to which they have been assigned are vacant." The following directives are currently in place due to the vacancy of the position of DoLA:

  • The statutory duty to organize and preside over petition debates falls to Vice President AlastairT
  • All statutory power related to the drafting and submission government legislation falls to President --Maxitaxi--

KEY LEGISLATION & LINKS

Legislative Affairs Act 2019
This Act establishes the Office of Government and Legislative Affairs into law, as well as its duties, members, and its powers.

Legislation Act 2019
This Act establishes the process of legislation, statuses of law, common frameworks, congressional committees, congressional resolutions, and more.

Manifesto Checklist
The manifesto checklist is a listing of all of the administration's current goals, and their status.

Petition Debate Rules
Similar to the Congressional Standing Rules, this document outlines the rules for and structure of petition debates. This document is maintained by the Office of Government & Legislative Affairs.

Last updated on 26/02/2021 09:57 AM GMT by --Maxitaxi--