Joint Committee on Legislative Services
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.
Written testimony submitted to any committee and/or commission of the House of Representatives is considered public and will be posted to and will be accessible on the General Assembly website. After posting to the General Assembly website, submitted documents may be accessible via internet search engines.
Environment & Natural Resources
Health and Human Services
Innovation, Internet & Tech.
Municipal Gov. and Housing
State Government and Elections
Michael W Chippendale
David J Place
George A. Nardone
Brian C Newberry
Brian J. Rea