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SCR 37, 64th Regular Session
Creating a Joint Interim Committee to be entitled the Joint Committee to Study the Decentralization of State Agencies, to be composed of 15 members; providing that the Committee shall immediately undertake to study the problem of congestion in and around the capitol complex by the agencies of the state, and recommend solutions thereto; providing that the Committee shall meet initially at the call of the Lieutenant Governor who shall designate a senator to preside at the first meeting pending the election of a chairman and vice-chairman by the members of the committee; providing that the committee shall have power to issue process to witnesses at any place in the state and to compel their attendance and production of all books, records, and instruments, to issue attachments where necessary to obtain compliance with subpoenas or other process, which may be addressed to and served by any peace officer in this State; providing that from the contingent expense fund of the Senate and the General House Fund of the House equally, the members of the committee shall be reimbursed for their actual expenses incurred in carrying out the purposes of this resolution, and other necessary expenses of operation shall be paid from teh contingent expense fund of the Senate and the General House Fund of the House of Representatives equally; providing that the committee shall prepare budget for its operating expenses which shall be submitted to the Senate Committee on Administration and the House Administration Committee and no expenditure shall be made until the budget has been approved; authorizing the committee to employ staff for the conduct of the study; providing that the committee shall make its complete report, including findings and recommendations and drafts of any legislation deemed necessary, to the 65th Legislature when it convense in January, 1977.

Last action: Referred to Committee on Administration

Author: Walter Mengden

Subjects:
Interim Studies
Legislature
Resolutions--Legislative Policy
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions

Senate Committee: Administration ()

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