Title 14
Delinquent and Dependent Children

Chapter 6.1
The Interstate Compact for Juveniles

R.I. Gen. Laws § 14-6.1-3

§ 14-6.1-3. Ratification procedure — Effective date.

When the governor shall have executed the compact on behalf of this state and shall have caused a verified copy to be filed with the secretary of state; and when the compact shall have been ratified by no less than thirty-five (35) of the states, and thereafter it shall become effective and binding as to any other compacting state upon the enactment of the compact into law by that state. The governor is authorized and directed to take any action that may be necessary to complete the exchange of official documents as between this state and any other state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, ratifying the compact.

History of Section.
P.L. 2003, ch. 187, § 2; P.L. 2003, ch. 191, § 2; P.L. 2006, ch. 178, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 179, § 1.