Both chambers schedule committee hearings for the week of June 1-5
STATE HOUSE – Committee hearings have been scheduled in both chambers of the General Assembly for the week of June 1 through 5.
All the hearings will be televised on Capitol Television, which can be seen on Cox on Channels 15 and 61, in high definition on Cox Channel 1061, on Full Channel on Channel 15 and on Channel 34 by Verizon subscribers. Each will be live streamed at www.rilegislature.gov/CapTV.
The House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare is scheduled to meet Wednesday, June 3, at 4 p.m. in the House Lounge to hear a review from Commissioner of Education Angélica M. Infante-Green on the progress of remote learning in grades kindergarten through 12. Written testimony may be submitted via email to email@example.com.
The House Corporations Committee will be meeting on Thursday, June 4, at 4 p.m. in the House Lounge to hear a presentation from Department of Business Regulation Director Elizabeth Tanner on the planning to reopen Rhode Island’s economy. Written testimony may be submitted via email to LMansolillo@rilegislature.gov.
The House Finance Committee also plans to meet. Details will be announced.
In the Senate, the Rules, Government Ethics & Oversight Committee will be meeting on Monday, the Housing and Municipal Government Committee on Tuesday, the Environment and Agriculture Committee on Wednesday, and the Commerce Committee on Thursday. All of the Senate committee meetings will be at 4 p.m. in the Senate Lounge. Agendas will be forthcoming.
Members of the public wishing to testify on any of the matters before the Senate committees may submit written testimony via email to SLegislation@rilegislature.gov.
For viewing arrangements or access to committee members, members of the media are asked to contact Larry Berman at (401) 447-2655 for the House committees, or Greg Paré at (401) 255-1532 for the Senate committees.
The State House remains closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be no legislative session in either chamber.
For more information, contact:
Larry Berman, Communications Director for the Office of the Speaker
State House Room 331A
Providence, RI 02903