2013 -- S 0993
J O I N T R E S O L U T I O N
SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION TO
STRUCTURED PARKING AT THE GARRAHY JUDICIAL COMPLEX
Introduced By: Senators Ruggerio, Goodwin, Miller, Metts, and Jabour
Date Introduced: June 06, 2013
RESOLVED, That a special legislative commission be and the same is hereby created
consisting of eleven (11) members: three (3) of whom shall be members of the Senate, not more
than two (2) of whom shall be from the same political party, to be appointed by the Senate
President; three (3) of whom shall be members of the House of Representative, not more than two
(2) of whom shall be from the same political party, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House;
one of whom shall be the Director of the Department of Administration, or his or her designee;
one of whom shall be the Director of the Department of Transportation, or his or her designee;
one of whom shall be the Chairperson of the I-195 Redevelopment District, or his or her
designee; one of whom shall be the State Court Administrator, or his or her designee; and one of
whom shall be the Honorable Mayor of Providence, or his or her designee.
The purpose of said commission shall be to make a comprehensive study and issue
findings about building structured parking at the Garrahy Judicial Complex.
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 consents to the appointment of the member of the general
Forthwith upon passage of this resolution, the members of the commission shall meet at
the call of the Speaker of the House and Senate President, who shall select co-chairpersons.
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, boards, commissions, 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 January 7, 2014, and said commission shall expire on March 7,