Legislative Assembly of Rostov region is the permanent supreme and sole legislation body of Rostov region.
From the article 31 chapter 6 of the Statutes of Rostov region
On the 2 March, 2008 there was election of the Legislative Assembly of Rostov Region of the fourth convocation. Victor Deryabkin was elected as the Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of Rostov region for the first time.
Legislative Assembly of Rostov region consists of 50 deputies, elected by citizens of the Russian Federation, who live in the territory of Rostov region, on the basis of universal equal and direct franchise by secret voting. Deputy office of one convocation of the Legislative Assembly of Rostov region is 5 years
The work of the Don parliament is well-structured: there are eight committees, their names reflect their functions. Among them there are the legislation committee, budget committee, economic policy committee, construction committee, social policy committee, educational committee, agricultural policy committee and information policy committee.
In the Legislative Assembly of Rostov region there are two groups: the group ˝Edinaya Rossia˝ (consists of 45 deputies) and the group CPRF(consists of 5 deputies).
Among the 50 deputies there are heads of the big industrial and financial structures, experts in healthcare, educational and cultural spheres. They work in interests of the citizens of the Rostov region and have all necessary skills and knowledge to search the solutions of the citizens problems with the help of the legislative initiative.
The deputies of the Legislative Assembly of Rostov region of the third convocation solve qualitatively new problems, in comparison with their predecessors. In the first place there is a realization of one of the main parliamentary function – control function.