Record of disapproved legislation as passed by both houses of the General Assembly & transmitted to the governor for signature. May include attached committee roll call votes, substitutions & floor amendments as well as messages by governor respective.
Series consists of indices of the public laws, resolutions and local acts passed by the Rhode Island General Assembly. Includes indices from 1902-1972 on microfilm and 1997 (arranged by subject and sponsor) which include all legislation proposed.
Scope and Contents
Public law & general statute codifications (1719 - 1956) & contemporary publications of General Assembly session proceedings (1764+) detailing enactments of the legislature as found in manuscript series Rhode Island Colony Records; Acts & Resolutions & Private Acts / Charters. Latter initially bound as “schedules." with subsequent volumes containing reports submitted by various boards, commissions & government agencies as mandated. Commencing in the late 19th century...
The Rhode Island Equal Suffrage Association records includes minutes, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and other material related to the Rhode Island Equal Suffrage Association and the Rhode Island
Woman's Suffrage Association.
Item — Folder: 28 Children's Bureau, Acts Relating to, 1926
Scope and Contents
State Department of Public Welfare, Children's Bureau: 1. An Act Relating to the Licensing And Regulating The Receiving, Boarding and Keeping of Infants, 2. An Act Relating to Supervision and Licensing of Day Nurseries.
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