TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-1
State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-1-11


§ 16-1-11 Powers of department after taking over city or town schools.

For the purposes of this section and §§ 16-1-10 and 16-5-22, the department of elementary and secondary education shall be subrogated to all the powers and functions of the city or town school committee, including the right to draw orders upon the city or town treasurer for the payment for the support of the public schools of the city or town of any money in the city or town treasury required by law to be accredited to the public school account. The department of elementary and secondary education may also apportion to or expend for the support of the public schools of the city or town any part of the annual appropriation for public schools provided by § 16-4-5 as shall not be apportioned for other purposes, or the whole, or any part of the annual appropriation as the general assembly shall make for the purposes of this section and §§ 16-1-10 and 16-5-22.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1913, ch. 947, § 1; P.L. 1922, ch. 2234, § 19; G.L. 1923, ch. 67, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 192, § 10; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2752, § 21; G.L. 1956, § 16-1-11.)