TITLE 22
General Assembly

CHAPTER 22-3
Organization of General Assembly

SECTION 22-3-17


§ 22-3-17 Taking of engagement of office by members.

On the first Tuesday in January in each odd-numbered year, at twelve o'clock noon (12:00 p.m.), the persons whose names are borne on the respective lists shall be admitted to take seats as members of the senate and house of representatives, respectively, and those persons shall assemble at that time in their respective chambers at Providence and take their engagement of office before the secretary of state, attorney general, or some person authorized by law to administer oaths.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 19, § 9; P.L. 1901, ch. 808, § 15; P.L. 1902, ch. 1046, § 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 25, § 9; G.L. 1909, ch. 25, § 24; P.L. 1910, ch. 640, § 34; P.L. 1914, ch. 1051, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 24, § 25; G.L. 1923, ch. 24, § 26; P.L. 1930, ch. 1526, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 301, § 26; G.L. 1956, § 22-3-17.)