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Latest revision as of 10:37, 5 February 2014

Rhode Island Constitution
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Articles
PreambleIIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXIIXIIIXIVXV
Article VII of the Rhode Island Constitution is entitled Of The House of Representatives and consists of two sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Composition

There shall be one hundred (100) members of the house of representatives, provided, however, that commencing in 2003 there shall be seventy-five (75) members of the house of representatives. The house of representatives shall be constituted on the basis of population and the representative districts shall be as nearly equal in population and as compact in territory as possible. The general assembly shall, after any new census taken by authority of the United States, reapportion the representation to conform to the Constitution of the state and the Constitution of the United States.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Officers -- Presiding Member During Organization

The house of representatives shall have authority to elect its speaker, clerks, and other officers. The senior member from the City of Newport, if any be present, shall preside in the organization of the house.

External links

Rhode Island Constitution

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