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ASSEMBLY HISTORY


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History

The First Assembly (Aug 13, 1956 to Dec 11, 1960)
The counselors to the First Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Assembly were elected on August 13th 1956, from 45 electoral districts of 2 cities and 17 counties except for Yeoncheon-gun which had not yet been recovered, and Ongjin-gun where the election had to be postponed due to martial law. The tenure of these first counselors was to be 4 years, from the 13th of August 1956 until the 8th of August 1960, however it was extended another 4 months to December 11th 1960, due to the delayed counselor election for Second Assembly.

Aug 13, 1956:

Election of First Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Assembly (from 45 electoral districts)

Sep 3, 1956:

Launch of the First Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Assembly

The Second Assembly (Dec 12, 1960 to May 16, 1961)
The Second Provincial Assembly launched on December 22nd, 1960, and held its 41st extraordinary session as well as 6 more sessions (until the 46th session) until the Assembly was forcibly dismissed because of the military coup d’etat of May 16th, 1961. The Assembly elected Mr Yang Jae-beom (New Democratic Party, Inch.n) as Chairman, Mr Lee Yoon-Yong (unaffiliated, Pyeongtaek) as Vice Chairman as well as other delegates.Similar to the First Assembly, the Second Assembly had 5 committees and 1 special committee, where remarkably the head members of Education, Community, Industry, Operations as well as Budget and Accounts were all assembly members without party affiliation, and extra notable was that the member elected as head of the disciplinary committee was from the New Democratic Party, an opposition party.

Dec 12, 1960:

Election of 46 counselors for Gyeonggi Provincial Council’s Second Assembly

Dec 22, 1960:

Launch of Gyeonggi Provincial Council’s Second Assembly

May 16, 1961:

Dismissal of the Council following Govemment Decree No.4 and the military takeover.

The Third Assembly (Jul 8, 1991 to June 30, 1995)
Gyeonggi Provincial Council with its Third Assembly opened the 48th extraordinary session in connection with its launch on July 8th, 1991 until the 92nd meeting (a total of 44 meetings) on June 5th, 1995. The Third Assembly divided its term into a first and second half of 2 years each, had 1 Chairman and 2 Vice Chairmen and was comprised of 9 Permanent and Special Committees each with a term of 2 years, including a Council Operation Commit.. a total of 112 employees including the Secretary General were appointed to supported the Council Secretariat, which was meant to assist with the performance of council affairs. There were 10 expert committee rooms to assist the Permanent Committees of 7 sections and 2 officers. For the first 2-year period, Mr Yoo S.k-Bo (Democratic Liberal Party, Suwon) was elected Chairman, Mr Han Gem-, (Democratic Liberal Party, Anyang) and Mr Lee Jin-Chul (Democratic Liberal Party, Pocheun-gun) were elected as Vice Chairmen until the second 2-year period, where Mr Lee Jin-Chul was elected Chairman with Mr Chun Nak-Beom (Democratic Liberal Party, Pyeongtaek) and Mr Lee Dal-Seung (Democratic Liberal Party, Namyangju) as Vice Chairmen.

Jun 20, 1991:

Election of (117) counselors for the Third Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council

Jul 8, 1991:

Launch of Third Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council

The Fourth Assembly (Jul 1, 1996 to Jun 30, 1998)
Gyeonggi Provincial Council had its 93rd extraordinary session during the Fourth Assembly where all 136 members attend. on July 14th, 1995 and elected its Chairman and Vice Chairman as well as Heads of Committees through a conclave vote (a method without candidates but instead written-down name suggestions). The Fourth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council again was divided into two halves of 1 year and 6 months each, had 1 Chairman and 2 Vice Chairmen and added a Committee for Cultural and Public Information alongside its 10 other Permanent and Special Committees, for a total of 11.For the first half, the Assembly elec. Mr Yoo Jae-Eon (Democratic Liberal Party, Suwon) as Chairman, Mr Jung Hyung-Man (National Congress, Seongnam) and Mr Yoo Chun-Hyung (Parliamentary Politics Association, Pyeongtaek) as Vice Chairmen. However at the 5th plenary meeting of the 100th ordinary session on December 1st, 1995, Mr Lee Gwang-Gu (Representative of National Congress) was elected to replace Mr Jung Hyung-Man as Vice Chairman after his resignation had been approved at the 3rd plenary meeting.Mor.ver as Mr Yoo Jae-Eon’s resignation also was passed at the 1st plenary meeting of the 104th extraordinary session of April 26, 1996, Mr Kim Kyu-Bae (New Korea Party, Yeoncheon-gun) was elected as the new Chairman at the 2nd plenary meeting of May 1st the same year.Sta.ng the second hall of the Assembly, 132 members present at the Council elected both a new Chairman and two new Vice Chairmen at the 114th extraordinary session opened on January 8th, 1997. Mr Hong Sung-Ho (New Korea Party, Hwaseong-gun) was elected as the new Chairman for the second hall while Lee Gye-S.k (National Congress, Pyeongtaek) and Cho Won-geun (Parliamentary Politics Association, Namyangju) were each elected as new Vice Chairmen.

Jun 27, 1995:

Election of 136 counselors (123 from local districts and 13 proportional representatives) for the Fourth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council

Jul 14, 1995:

Launch of Fourth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council

The Fifth Assembly (Jul 1, 1998 to Jun 30, 2002)
Gyeonggi Provincial Council’s Fifth Assembly was comprised of 88 local members and 9 proportional representatives, meaning that the total number of members dropped by 39 people; from 136 to 97 members. Regarding party affiliation, there were 66 members (68.1%) connected with the New Politics Association, 21 members (21.6%) connected with Grand National Party and 10 members (10.3) from United Liberal Democrats (non-negotiating). In line with the proportional representation polling rate, 5 members were from the National Congress, 3 from Grand National Party and 1 from United Liberal Democrats. Among the 97 counselors, 3 were female (2 from National Congress and 1 from Grand National Party).

Jun 4, 1998:

Election of counselors for the Fifth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council (88 from local districs and 9 propositional representatives for a total of 97)

Jul 9, 1998:

Launch of the Fifth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council

The Sixth Assembly (Jul 1, 2002 to Jun 30, 2006)
Gyeonggi Provincial Council’s Si. Assembly was made up of 94 local members and 10 proportional representatives for a total of 104, an increase of 7 members compared to the previous term that had 97 members.
As for party affiliation, 92 members (88.5%) were from Grand National Party, 10 members (9.6%) from Millenium Democratic Party, 1 member (1%) from Democratic Labor Party and 1 member (1%) without party affiliation. The proportional representation polling rate appointed 6 members from Grand National Party, 3 members from Millenium Democratic Party and 1 member from Democratic Labor Party. Among the 104 counselors, 8 were female (5 from Grand National Party, 2 from Millenium Democratic Party and 1 from Democratic Labor Party).

Jun 13, 2002:

Election of counselors for the Sixth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council (94 from local districs and 8 propositional representatives for a total of 104)

Jul 7, 2002:

Launch of the Sixth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council

The Seventh Assembly (Jul 1, 2006 to Jun 30, 2010)
Gyeonggi Provincial Council’s Seventh Assembly was comprised of 108 local members and 11 proportional representatives for a total of 119, an increase of 15 members compared to the previous assembly that had 104 members.
Gyeonggi Provincial Council with its Seventh Assembly opened the 213rd extraordinary session in connection with its launch on July 7th, 2006. Mr Yang Tae-Heung (Grand National Party, Guri) was elected Chairman for the first half, along with Lee Ju-Sang (Grand National Party, Pyeongtaek) and Jang Jeong-Eun (Grand National Party, S.ngnam) as Vice Chairmen. With the formation of the new City Environment Committee, there were now 10 Permanent Committees and 2 Special Committees. Chairman for the second half was Mr Jin Jong-S.1 (Grand National Party, Goyang) with Mr Jang Kyung-Soon (Grand National Party, Anyang) and Mr Lee Jae-Hyuk (Grand National Party, Inch.n) as Vice Chairmen.

May 13, 2006:

Election of counselors for the Seventh Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council (108 from local districs and 11 propositional representatives for a total of 119)

Jul 7, 2006:

Launch of the Seventh Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council

The Eighth Assembly (Jul 1, 2010 to Jun 30, 2014)
The Eighth Assembly elected 131 members from a total of 112 electoral districts in 31 cities and counties on June 2nd, 2010 and took its vigorous first step for another 4 years of parliamentary activities at the launching ceremony on July 13th the same year.
With the slogan “An open council keeping politics in check.’ as their slogan, Gyeonggi Provincial Council are intent on making every effort in the interests of practi.lgrassroot democracy. In this Eighth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council are 72 members from Democratic Party, 44 members from New Frontier Party, 2 members from Unified Progressive Party, 2 members from Progressive Justice Party, 3 unaffiliated members, educational members etc for a total of 130 members forming 11 Permanent Committees, that are going to carry out activities until June 30th, 2014.

June 2, 2010:

Election of counselors for the Eighth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council (112 from local districs and 12 propositional representatives and 7 educational members for a total of 131)

Jul 7, 2010:

Launch of the Eighth Assembly of Gyeonggi Provincial Council

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