Airports and Landing Fields

SECTION 1-2-21

§ 1-2-21. Payment for compensation for municipal services to state airports.

(a) The Rhode Island airport corporation shall, subject to the approval of the Federal Aviation Administration, reimburse any municipality for the cost of municipal services provided by the municipality at any airport constructed or operated by the state upon receipt of appropriate documentation from the municipality in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration's Policy and Procedures Concerning the Use of Airport Revenue, Section V (Permitted Uses of Airport Revenue). D. Standard of Documentation for the Reimbursement to Government Entities of Costs of Services and Contributions Provided to Airports 64 Fed. Reg. 7996.7719 (1999).

(b) This section shall not apply to the city of Warwick or T.F. Green state airport.

(c) The municipal services to be provided to the airports as referenced in subsection (a) shall include, but not be limited to:

(1) Providing primary response and command for all structure fire alarms on the airport corporation property outside the airfield and E-911 reporting system calls for extrications, industrial accidents, motor vehicle accidents, confined-spaced incidents, hazardous-material incidents and spills outside the airfield, and secondary response to airfield incidents on Rhode Island airport corporation property;

(2) Responding to and providing treatment and transportation for all emergency medical service calls on Rhode Island airport corporation property; and

(3) Maintaining a mutual aid agreement to respond to any potential catastrophe or emergency resulting from airport operations.

(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the jurisdiction of the state police in connection with response to, or command of, any emergency incident on the airport corporation property.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 198, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 203, § 1.)