The Research Service of the Italian Chamber of Deputies provides information to Standing Committees and individual parliamentarians in order to support their legislative activity and other parliamentary functions: policy-setting, oversight and inquiry activities. In relation to the legislative function, the Research Service produces Research Papers -available on the Chamber of Deputies website - with impartial and balanced analyses regarding every bill examined by Standing Committees, with the aim of presenting their content and purposes, and evaluating their impact on legislation in force. It also implements the open data documentation platform called “Topics of Parliamentary Activity” (Temi dell’attività parlamentare), available online, providing timely, non-partisan, authoritative and concise information on issues debated in Parliament. Research Service’s Officials attend sittings of each Standing Committee in order to support the rapporteur appointed by the Committee for each bill. Occasionally, they also provide fact sheets and briefings, upon request, to Chairmen of all Standing and Special Committees and other Members of Parliament.
Chamber of Deputies Research Service
Piazza del Parlamento, 24 -Rome-00186