The Plenum

The Plenum

The Plenary Chamber

In parliamentary language the word plenum (from the Latin for "full space") is taken to mean an assembly of all members. The plenum formed from the entirety of all Landtag Members is the focus and the symbol of parliamentary democracy. This is where the majority situation and the balance of interests are reflected and where it is important to develop perspectives for the future of the Land and its citizens.

Legislative Procedures


Under Article 75 of the Land Constitution, bills may be brought before parliament by Members of the Landtag, the Land Government and the residents of the Land in the form of Popular Initiatives and Petitions to Initiate Legislation.