General Assembly

The Grand Committee

SECTION 22-5-1

§ 22-5-1. Composition – Agreement to assemble.

Whenever in the Constitution or laws of this state it is provided that any act or business shall be done by the grand committee, this grand committee shall consist of a majority of all the members of the senate and a majority of all the members of the house of representatives, duly assembled pursuant to an invitation from one of those bodies, which has been accepted by the other, and the acceptance of which has been communicated by message to the body in which the invitation originated, and each house shall be attended by its secretaries and clerks.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 20, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 26, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 25, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 302, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 22-5-1.)