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This week at the RI General Assembly: May 20,-May 22, 2014

This week the legislative session begins on Tuesday.
This week the legislative session begins on Tuesday.
Author 04/20/2013

Tomorrow begins the new legislative week at the Rhode Island General Assembly. The legislators meet this week beginning at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow and ending on Thursday.

The legislative committees are scheduled to meet at the same time as General Assembly meets. This week the legislative committee calendar is short. There are a total of 12 meetings at the State House, three House committees and nine Senate committee meetings.

Here is the schedule as of Monday, May 19, 2014:

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

House of Representatives

Committees

· Corporations

o Rise of the House in Room 203

· Finance

o Rise of the House in Room 35

· Judiciary

o Rise of the House in Room 101

Senate

Committees

· Finance

o 3:00 p.m. in Room 211

· Health and Human Services

o Rise of the Senate in the Senate Lounge

· Housing and Municipal Government

o Rise of the Senate in Room 310

· Judiciary

o Rise of the Senate in Room 313

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Senate

Committees

· Education

o Rise of the Senate in Room 313

· Environment and Agriculture

o Rise of the Senate in Room 211

· Labor

o Rise of the Senate in Room 212

· Special Legislation and Veterans’ Affairs

o Rise of the Senate in Room 310

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Senate

Committees

· Finance

o 3:00 p.m. in Room 211

· Finance

o Rise of the House in Room 211

In addition to the legislative committee business being handled at the State House this week, there is also a full floor calendar at the Rhode Island General Assembly. On the House agenda for Tuesday, there are 11 pieces of legislation up for the body’s consideration and on Wednesday, there are 10. On the agenda for the Senate, there are 36 items scheduled for both Tuesday and Wednesday.