Permanent 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. In addition to supporting the permanent and seasonal employees of the Legislature, the JCLS office also provides assistance to individual legislators in a number of areas, including payroll and benefit information, supply and stationary requests, out of state travel arrangements, mileage reimbursements and other operating needs.

Agency Address
82 Smith Street
Providence, RI,02903


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