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Welcome to the website of the Upper Austrian Parliament!
I am pleased that you are visiting us here. The Landtag is the parliament of the Province of Upper Austria and thus the representation of the Upper Austrians. This is where the state laws and the state budget are passed and there is lively discussion in order to advance important future issues for the citizens. The Oö. The Landtag wants to successfully shape the future of Upper Austria in an efficient, modern and flexible manner. The 56 members of parliament are committed to this goal in the Linz Landhaus and in their home regions. Discussions and debates among one another, but also with you, the citizens of our country, help us to find the right path.

If the Oö. Parliament presented on the following pages with a lot of information, this is our invitation to you: Learn the Upper Austria. Know the state parliament, the 56 members and their work and get an idea of ​​our diverse work for Upper Austria in every respect. For further information, you can also request our free Landtag or children's brochure. Or even better: visit us at a session of the state parliament or register for a tour of the venerable country house in Linz. The meetings of the Upper Austria. Landtag broadcast live on the Internet with "Landtag Online".

President of the Upper Austria. Landtag
Wolfgang Stanek

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Oö. Collection Act Amendment 2021 
The Oö. On April 22, 2021, the state parliament passed the state law with which the Upper Austria. Collection Act 1996 changed and the law on the participation of the Federal Police in the enforcement of state laws is repealed (Upper Austrian Collection Act amendment 2021), (unanimously: ÖVP, FPÖ, SPÖ parliamentary groups and parliamentary groups of the Greens) passed. As part of the Oö. The 1996 Collection Act introduces a corresponding penal provision for non-compliance with the requirements, conditions and time limits stipulated in the collection permit; the law on the participation of the federal police is repealed without replacement.

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Oö. Hunting Act Amendment 2021

The Oö. On April 22, 2021, the state parliament passed the state law with which the Upper Austria. Hunting Act is changed (Upper Austrian Hunting Act Amendment 2021), (unanimously: ÖVP, FPÖ, SPÖ parliamentary groups and the Greens parliamentary group). In this way, the hunting legitimacy acquired by taking an aptitude test abroad, provided the hunting training or aptitude test is equivalent, can in future be recognized as proof of suitability for hunting regardless of the applicant's place of residence. In addition, it is possible to submit shooting plans to the authorities later if, for example, an inspection is not possible due to snow-rich locations. In addition, those authorized to hunt are required to report all kills and fallen game in wild boar to the authorities within a two-week period in order to curb the spread of African swine fever.

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Sybille Prähofer sworn in as a new member of the state parliament
In the meeting of the Upper Austria. In the state parliament on April 22, 2021, Sybille Prähofer was sworn in as a new member of the state parliament (ÖVP). She follows Mayor Jürgen Höckner, who resigned from his state parliament mandate in March of this year.

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Further resolutions of the Upper Austria. State Parliament on April 22, 2021
The Oö. State Parliament has on April 22, 2021 among other things. Resolutions to the federal government regarding the fastest possible further development and attractiveness of the Summerauerbahn and the Pyhrnbahn as well as the creation of a federal legal basis for the elimination of the pollution of the Traunsee south bank by driftwood and driftwood. Patient Compensation Commission 2017 - 2019, the Upper Austria. Nursing representation 2019, the equality report 2021 on the women's strategy for Upper Austria - Frauen.Leben 2030 as well as the medium-term financial forecast of Kepler Universitätsklinikum GmbH and Upper Austria. Gesundheitsholding GmbH for the years 2021-2025.

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Inquiry from Upper Austria. Landtag: The future of the economy and the labor market in Upper Austria
The Oö. On Thursday, March 25th, 2021, the state parliament organized a study on the subject of "The future of the economy and the labor market in Upper Austria" in the Steyr city theater. The focus was on keynote speeches by well-known speakers on the topics of "Strategies for the Upper Austrian Economy and the Upper Austrian Labor Market in a Globalized World During and After the Pandemic" and "Framework for Action and Concrete Approaches to Securing Locations and Jobs in Upper Austria". The entire inquiry is available as well as a video stream.

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Oö. Amendment to the Agricultural Chamber of Labor Act 2021
The Oö. On January 28, 2021, the state parliament passed the state law with which the Upper Austria. Agricultural Chamber Act 1996 is changed (Upper Austrian Chamber of Labor Act amendment 2021), (unanimously: ÖVP, FPÖ, SPÖ parliamentary groups and parliamentary groups of the Greens) decided. This creates a regulation of representation in the event that chamber councilors are prevented from attending a meeting of the plenary assembly. This is also desirable for reasons of democratic politics in order to always be able to fill the General Assembly as completely as possible. In addition, legal updates and clarifications are made with this amendment.

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Oö. School time amendment 2021
The Oö. On January 28, 2021, the state parliament passed the state law with which the Upper Austria. School time law 1976 and the Upper Austria. Agricultural and forestry school law will be changed (Upper Austrian school time amendment 2021), (unanimously: ÖVP, FPÖ, SPÖ parliamentary groups and parliamentary groups of the Greens) decided. In accordance with the state of Styria and in accordance with federal regulations, the semester break in the area of ​​general and vocational compulsory schools as well as agricultural and forestry vocational and technical schools will be brought forward by one week and thus also at all schools in Upper Austria at the same time as the federal states of Burgenland , Carinthia, Salzburg, Tyrol and Vorarlberg. The aim is to reduce the likelihood of infection in connection with Covid-19 and increase the likelihood of a safe start to school in the second semester.

Additional information

Additional information

  • Official signature

    The Oö. The Landtag puts an official signature on its electronic transactions. This shows that it is an official document from the Upper Austria. Landtag acts. The signature is made up of a figurative mark, the information that the document has been officially signed, as well as the information for checking the electronic document and the printouts of the document.

  • Data protection notice of the Upper Austria. Landtag

  • Contributions of the Upper Austria. Landtag archive

    Below you will find contributions from the Upper Austria. Landtag since 2014.

  • EU subsidiarity checks

  • About the state parliament

    Today the Landtag is part of Upper Austria's political self-image. The state parliament is a political forum for opinion and design. A place where ideals and ideas, drafts and plans are presented and implemented. A place where the future of our state of Upper Austria is conceived, planned and realized.

  • Bureau

    The three presidents of the Upper Austria. The Landtag is called Wolfgang Stanek, DIDr. Adalbert Cramer and Gerda Weichsler-Hauer.

  • Clubs

  • MPs

    The 56 members of the Upper Austria. State parliaments and their biographies at a glance.

  • Committees

    The committees of the Upper Austria. State parliaments are responsible for the preliminary consultation of the applications and reports that have been received.

  • Seating plan

    Graphic representation of the seating plan in Upper Austria. Landtag with mandate distribution.

  • Landtag sessions

    "You can watch how politics is made in Upper Austria." Online "you can view the desired items on the agenda of the sessions of the Upper Austrian state parliament at any time," says a delighted Landtag President Wolfgang Stanek.

  • Landtag materials

  • Resolutions of the Upper Austria. Landtag

  • Workshop for democracy in Upper Austria, festive meetings, inquiries and events

    At the request of a club or a committee, the presidential conference can decide to hold a public inquiry (obtaining written statements and hearing experts and other persons providing information) in the state parliament.

  • Civil rights

    Explanation of the right of participation Mr and Mrs Upper Austrians have.

  • Federal Council

  • Oö. State Parliament Directorate

  • State Audit Office

    The Oö. The State Audit Office has existed since January 1, 2000 as an independent body of the State Parliament and is part of parliamentary control. The LRH examines the financially effective activities (= management) of the state, its foundations, funds and institutions and companies, in which the state has a stake of at least 50 percent, as well as the use of state subsidies, professionally and organizationally independent and free of instructions; since 2014 also municipalities with less than 10,000 inhabitants and their companies. This means that the use of public funds in Upper Austria is comprehensively controlled.

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