Legislative Reference Bureau

The Legislative Reference Bureau (“LRB”) performs a variety of functions for members of the Chicago City Council under the supervision and direction of the President Pro Tempore, Alderman Brendan Reilly.


Upon request by Aldermen or their staff, the LRB drafts ordinances and resolutions, conducts legal research, and provides policy counsel for all Aldermen. Aldermen may submit request to the LRB for the following services, which will be handled in an unbiased, confidential manner.

President Pro Tempore