Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 1.2
State Crime Laboratory

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-1.2-7

§ 12-1.2-7. Powers and duties of director.

(a) The director shall have general supervision over the administration of and shall enforce the provisions of this chapter. He or she shall recommend to the commission any rules and regulations that he or she may deem necessary to effectuate the provisions of this chapter and shall be responsible for the administration of the policies established by the commission.

(b) The director shall be responsible for preparing an annual operating budget and submitting it to the dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island, who will in turn submit it to the commission.

(c) The director shall collect, develop, and maintain statistical information, records, and reports as the executive secretary or as the commission may determine relevant to its functions and transmit quarterly to the executive secretary or the commission a report of the operations of the state crime laboratory for the preceding quarter.

(d) The director shall exercise all powers and perform all duties necessary and proper in carrying out his or her responsibilities that may be directed by the executive secretary or the commission.

(e) The director shall timely provide records, reports or other information pertaining to the operation of the crime laboratory whenever requested by the executive secretary or the commission.

History of Section.
P.L. 1978, ch. 206, § 2: G.L. § 12-1.2-9; P.L. 1981, ch. 300, § 1: G.L. § 12-1.2-7; P.L. 1994, ch. 50, § 2.