The Bayelsa House of Assembly on Thursday passed three amendment bills on Public Procurement, Fiscal Responsibility and the Debt Management Office 2020.
The bills, when assented to, would position Bayelsa among the state governments that adhere to International Public Sector Account Standards (IPSAS).
The Speaker, Mr Abraham Ingobere, commended members for painstakingly deliberating on the bills, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
He assured members of the public that the House was committed to adding value to the lives of those who had given them the mandate to represent them.
The Assembly, had on May 13, given a second reading to the three bills, seeking to open up the budgetary process.
The new process, to be carried out through electronic procurement system, is to allow inputs from Bayelsa public on budget matters.