The House Committee on Conduct is based on findings, recommends Rhode Island House of Representatives peer disciplinary action.
The House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources considers all matters pertaining to environmental issues such as conservation, pollution, renewable energy and the green economy.
The House Committee on Finance considers all propositions relative to the revenue, to inquire into the state of the public debt and to report from time to time their opinion on such propositions for expediency.
The House Committee on Finance Subcommittee considers all propositions relative to the revenue, to inquire into the state of the public debt and to report from time to time their opinion on such propositions for expediency.
The House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare deliberates on all bills affecting the health care system, public education, human services, children and families.
The House Committee on Judiciary considers all bills affecting the penal code, judicial system, ethics, open meetings, access to public records and election laws.
The House Committee on Labor considers all matters relating to labor laws and workers compensation.
The House Committee on Municipal Government deliberates on legislation affecting municipal government, constituent interests and transportation.
The House Committee on Oversight reviews the operation and efficiency of various state agencies, and fulfills the separation of powers legislative role.
The House Committee on Rules considers all matters relating to the rules and operations of the RI House of Representatives.
The House Committee on Small Business reviews matters relating to the streamlining of licenses and permits, eliminating or decreasing steps and uncoordinated duplicate filings, and reducing associated costs to businesses.
The House Committee on Special Legislation considers bills that deal with policies or issues outside the purview of the other Rhode Island House standing committees.
The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs considers legislation that impacts the lives of Rhode Island Veterans.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives serves as the Chairman of the Joint Committee on Legislative Services (JCLS), which oversees all JCLS departments, and is responsible for the overall financial and administrative functions of the Rhode Island General Assembly. The membership also includes the following: the House Majority Leader, House Minority Leader, President of the Senate, who serves as Vice Chairman, and the Senate Minority Leader.
The Joint Committee on State Lottery is responsible for legislative oversight of all lottery operations, which fall under the Department of Administration. The General Assembly created the committee following voter approval of the Separation of Powers constitutional amendment, which removed legislators from various boards and commissions.