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Rhode Island. Commission on Coordination and Execution of Postwar Programs (1945-1948) | State Archives Catalog

Name: Rhode Island. Commission on Coordination and Execution of Postwar Programs (1945-1948)


Historical Note:

Created per 1945 Public Law Chapter 1596.

The purpose of the commission was to execute all postwar construction and non construction projects and to coordinate plans for municipal projects undertaken under federal legislation.  It was the public agency of the state to cooperate with and assist the federal government in the matter of federal postwar projects in the state.  The commission consisted of ten members.  The commission was authorized to accept on behalf of the state with the approval of the governor, the provisions of any federal legislation relating to postwar construction projects.

Abolished per 1948 Public Law Chapter 2109 created the Port and Industrial Development Commission.

Sources: 1945 Public Law Chapter 1596 and 1948 Public Law Chapter 2109.
Note Author: TC





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