The functions of the Senate Register are to receive and pass on all written documentation and communication related to the activity of the House, presented by Senators or Parliamentary Groups as well as other bodies that interact with the Senate such as the Government, the Congress of Deputies, the Ombudsman, the Court of Auditors, the Constitutional Court and the Self-Governing Communities, among others. Such documentation also includes written documents submitted by citizens, including those pertaining to their fundamental right to petition.
There are two ways of accessing the Register: in person and electronically.
Secretariat General of the Senate
C/ Bailén, 3
28071 – Madrid
- From 9:30 to 20:00 from Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.
- In August, from Monday to Friday, from 9:30 to 14:00, excluding public holidays.
To facilitate the electronic processing of parliamentary bills and electronic access for citizens to public services, the Senate Electronic Register has been created (Resolution of the Senate Bureau of 1st December 2009, creating and regulating the Senate Electronic Register, BOCG no. 375 of 7th December 2009).
The scope of the Senate Electronic Register, which will grow as electronic procedures develop, is specified in the Annex to the aforementioned Resolution and subsequent modifications (BOCG no. 23 of 24th February 2011 and BOCG no. 127 of 7th November 2011).