General Assembly

Legislative Council

SECTION 22-8-3

§ 22-8-3. Organization of council – Meetings – Expenses of members.

Within two (2) weeks after their designation and appointment, the legislative council shall meet and at this first meeting shall choose a chairperson and a vice-chairperson and may appoint a director of research to perform any duties that the legislative council may designate. The council shall meet as often as may be necessary to perform its duties, provided in any event it shall meet at least once in sixty (60) days and not exceeding twenty-four (24) times in any one calendar year. Meetings of the council shall be at a time and place named by the chairperson. Members of the council shall be compensated for traveling and other necessary expenses incurred in attending the sessions of the council.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 221; G.L. 1956, § 22-8-3.)