General Assembly

Legislative Council

SECTION 22-8-1

§ 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.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 220; G.L. 1956, § 22-8-1.)