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Committee records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013-05-2015-16

Scope and Contents

Committee records and failed legislation as transferred from established committees (Judiciary, Corporations, Labor, Health Education and Welfare, etc.) for the prior two (2) year legislative session.May contain supporting documentation respective of votes taken, amendments made, witness sheets & testimony, fiscal notes, reports pertinent, daily action sheets, etc. Series primarily arranged by committee & House or Senate bill designation; more recent/correlating files also by committee meeting date or sponsor.

Dates

  • 1826-2018

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special restrictions unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Biographical / Historical

There are currently thirteen (13) permanent committees established within the House of Representatives:
Conduct
Corporations
Environment and Natural Resources
Finance
Health, Education and Welfare
Labor
Municipal Government
Oversight
Rules
Small Business
Special Legislation
Veterans' Affairs


There are currently ten (10) permanent committees established within the Senate:
Commerce
Education
Environment and Agriculture
Finance
Health and Human Services
Housing and Municipal Government
Judiciary
Labor
Rules, Government Ethics and Oversight
Special Legislation and Veterans' Affairs.


There are currently two (2) permanent joint (House and Senate) committees established within the General Assembly:
Joint Committee on Legislative Services
Permanent Joint Committee on State Lottery


Current members on the various legislative committees:
http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/CommitteeMembers/


Current legislative committee agendas:
http://status.rilin.state.ri.us/agendas.aspx


Current legislative committee calendars:
http://status.rilin.state.ri.us/legislative_committee_calendar.aspx


Note: All information current as of 9/17/2019.

Extent

802.0 Linear Feet (802767.6+69 containers)

Overview

Committee records and failed legislation as transferred from established committees (Judiciary, Corporations, Labor, Health Education and Welfare, etc.) for the prior two (2) year legislative session.

Arrangement

Numerical by bill number or chronological by meeting date.

Custodial History

Records created and maintained by the General Assembly, House of Representatives and individual House committees for the two (2) year legislative session before transfer to the Archives Division.

Accruals

Anticipated every two years at the end of the legislative session.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

Contact:
33 Broad Street
Providence RI 02903 USA
401-222-2353