R 332
2000-H 8418
Enacted 6/30/2000

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Introduced By:  Representatives Moura and Faria Date Introduced:  June 30, 2000

RESOLVED, That a special House commission be and the same is hereby created consisting of eleven (11) members: three (3) of whom shall be from the House of Representatives, not more than two (2) from the same political party, to be appointed by the Speaker: one (1) appointed by the president of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO two (2) of whom shall be from the Rhode Island Building Trades Council one (1) of whom shall be the director of the Department of Administration or designee; one (1) of whom shall be the director of the Department of Labor and Training, or designee; one (1) of whom shall be the appointed by the Association of General Contractors, one (1) appointed from the Construction Industries of Rhode Island, and one (1) appointed from the Rhode Island Subcontractors Association.

In lieu of any appointment of a member of the legislature to a permanent advisory commission, a legislative study commission, or any commission created by a general assembly resolution, the appointing authority may appoint a member of the general public to serve in lieu of a legislator, provided that the majority leader or the minority leader of the political party which is entitled to the appointment consents to the appointment of the member of the general public.

The purpose of said commission shall be to study the state and municipal construction projects .

Forthwith upon passage of this resolution, the members of the commission shall meet at the call of the Speaker and organize and shall select from among the legislators a chairperson. Vacancies in said commission shall be filled in like manner as the original appointment.

The membership of said commission shall receive no compensation for their services.

All departments and agencies of the state shall furnish such advice and information, documentary and otherwise, to said commission and its agents as is deemed necessary or desirable by the commission to facilitate the purposes of this resolution.

The Speaker of the House is hereby authorized and directed to provide suitable quarters for said commission; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the House of Representatives on or before June 29, 2001 and said commission shall expire on August 29, 2001.

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