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 Legal Services Division

 

Mathew Miller - Assistant Director for Legal Services

The Legal Services Division of the Bureau of Legislative Research consists of three (3) sections.

  • The Legal Research and Drafting Section consists of drafting attorneys, who prepare drafts of potential legislation and conduct related legal research, and administrative assistants to the attorneys, who assist the drafting attorneys in the performance of their duties.
  • The Statutory Review Section contains editorial attorneys, non-attorney editors, administrative assistants, and temporary proofreaders, who jointly edit and proof drafts of potential legislation and prepare acts and editorial notes for publication in the Arkansas Code of 1987 Annotated.
  • The Administrative Rules Review Section is responsible for reviewing state agency rules for legal sufficiency and compliance with legislative intent, attending public hearings on rules to stay apprised of controversial and problematic issues that arise during the rulemaking process, and working with state agency personnel during the review process.