Scope and Contents
The General Assembly Joint Committee on Accounts and Claims records consist of claimant files arranged by bill number or alphabetically by claimant’s name. Claimants’ files include correspondence, color photographs (some Polaroid), estimates of damage, police reports, and other paperwork and forms JCAC form Report of Loss) required for consideration of claim. The records also include invoice vouchers that authorize payment of claim; affidavits/releases to make payments on the claim (some are original and signed, others are copies); copies of resolutions submitted by legislators on behalf of claimants/constituents (copies are sometimes in claimant files); joint resolutions/omnibus legislation that consolidates all claims into one piece of legislation; correspondence/response from committee to claimant per RIGL 22-7-4 and meeting files of the Joint Committee on Accounts and Claims that include copies of meeting notices, copies of individual resolutions and omnibus bills.
- Rhode Island. General Assembly (1643-) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
No special restrictions unless otherwise specified.
1.2 Cubic Feet (Box 13)
Language of Materials
Includes affidavits/releases to make payments on the claim (some are original and signed, others are copies).