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Purposes of commission
Legislative (LEG) CHAPTER 32, ARTICLE 4-A
§ 72. Purposes of commission. It shall be the duty of the law revision

1. To examine the common law and statutes of the state and current
judicial decisions for the purpose of discovering defects and
anachronisms in the law and recommending needed reforms.

2. To receive and consider proposed changes in the law recommended by
the American law institute, the commissioners for the promotion of
uniformity of legislation in the United States, any bar association or
other learned bodies.

3. To receive and consider suggestions from judges, justices, public
officials, lawyers and the public generally as to defects and
anachronisms in the law.

4. To recommend, from time to time, such changes in the law as it
deems necessary to modify or eliminate antiquated and inequitable rules
of law, and to bring the law of this state, civil and criminal, into
harmony with modern conditions.

5. To report its proceedings annually to the legislature on or before
February first, and, if it deems advisable, to accompany its report with
proposed bills to carry out any of its recommendations.