From October 9 to November 17, 2018, Nestan Gaprindashvili, employee of the Budget Office of the Parliament was invited to participate in the American Councils Professional Practice Program (PFP). The aim of the program was to learn about the activities of the US legislative process and state institutions, as well as identifying challenges and seeking practical solutions on the basis of sharing experience with young professionals. In the framework of the program, Nestan, on the one hand, undertook intensive training courses in Washington, including the course of Professor Sam Potoliko from Georgetown University, on the other hand, had practical experience directly in the capital of California, Sacramento. At the end of the program attended the Professional Practice of Congress in Washington. The budget office representative has been given the opportunity to get practical experience in the City Auditor Office of Sacramento, which involved engagement in various projects, including the audit of gender and ethnic diversity of the city. Within the framework of the project, meetings were also held with the representatives of the Legislative Analyst's Office of California State and individual committees, involved sharing the legislative process experience between the parliament budgetary office and relevant agencies. Acquired knowledge and practical experience is important for strengthening private professional as well as institutional capacities.