A parliamentarian is expected to play three lawmaking
roles: an enactor of effective legislation, an overseer of its implementation, and a communicator with constituents. Success in the three areas depends on a Member’s capacity to undertake the following tasks: To assess a bill in the public interest. To understand the role of committees and actively contribute in the same. To utilize research support to gather facts for in-depth analysis of a bill. To consistently maintain public input to the legislative process to instigate desired social change.