2009 -- H 6053 SUBSTITUTE A
J O I N T R E S O L U T I O N
RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY -- ENERGY
Introduced By: Representative Peter F. Kilmartin
Date Introduced: March 31, 2009
RESOLVED, That a special legislative commission be and the same is hereby created
consisting of eight (8) members: four (4) of whom shall be members of the Senate, not more than
three (3) from the same political party, to be appointed by the President of the Senate; four (4) of
whom shall be members of the House of Representatives, not more than three (3) from the same
political party, to be appointed by the Speaker, provided that one of the four (4) members from
the House of Representatives and one of the four (4) members from the Senate shall be from the
In lieu of any appointment of a member of the legislature to a permanent advisory
commission, a legislative study commission, or any commission created by a General Assembly
resolution, the appointing authority may appoint a member of the general public to serve in lieu
of a legislator, provided that the majority leader or the minority leader of the political party which
is entitled to the appointment consent to the member of the general public.
The purpose of said commission shall be to make a comprehensive study on waste-to-
energy incineration in the state of
Forthwith upon passage of this resolution, the members of the commission shall meet at
the call of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House and organize, and shall select
co-chairpersons from among the legislators.
Vacancies in said commission shall be filled in like manner as the original appointment.
The membership of said commission shall receive no compensation for their services.
All departments and agencies of the state, shall furnish such advice and information,
documentary and otherwise, to said commission and its agents as is deemed necessary or
desirable by the commission to facilitate the purposes of this resolution.
The Joint Committee on Legislative Services is hereby authorized and directed to
provide suitable quarters for said commission; and be it further
RESOLVED, That the commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the
General Assembly no later than March 30, 2010, and said commission shall expire on June 30,