§ 22-8-1. Creation Functions.
There is created a legislative council of seven (7) members for the purpose of obtaining information on the operation of the state government and of making a study of legislative problems. It shall be the function of the legislative council:
(1) To collect factual information and to advise the general assembly on matters submitted to the council;
(2) To make recommendations to the general assembly concerning legislation which in its opinion may be required, and if necessary, to draft measures for introduction;
(3) To examine the effect of previously enacted general laws and public laws and to make inquiries from persons affected by the operation of those laws.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 220; G.L. 1956, § 22-8-1.)