4-8A-3. Powers and duties of special committee. The special committee shall serve to release sums of money from any general contingency funds appropriated for contingent purposes by the general appropriation act or any special act. The special committee shall also serve to continually review, evaluate, and coordinate state fiscal and budgetary policy including, but not limited to, the adoption of any new programs by any department of state government and shall also carry out any assignments made by the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council.
The committee may hold public hearings to review the budget report submitted by the Governor and the long-term capital improvements budget as required in § 4-7-19. The committee may summon and examine witnesses.
Source: SL 1974, ch 44, § 3; SL 2014, ch 28, § 1.