The Legislative Authority in Rivers State is held by the Rivers State House of Assembly; made up of Elected Representatives from all Constituencies of The State.

Its functions at the State level are relative to those of the National Assembly at the Federal Level, creating laws for the good governance of the State, as well as acting as a check and balance on the powers and actions of the State’s Chief Executive.

The House of Assembly consists of (insert number) three times the total number of seats which the State has in the Federal House of Representatives. Due to election tribunal decisions, and pending re-run elections on March 19, 2016, the current composition of the Rivers State House of Assembly is as follows: