General Assembly

Fiscal Notes

SECTION 22-12-1.1

§ 22-12-1.1. Fiscal notes for administrative rules.

Whenever a state department or agency proposes to adopt administrative rules in accordance with the provisions of chapter 35 of title 42, which rules affect the state or any city or town financially, the proposed rules shall be accompanied by a fiscal note. The budget officer shall be responsible, in cooperation with these agencies, for the preparation of the fiscal note, except that the department of revenue, in consultation and cooperation with the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns, shall be responsible for the preparation of the fiscal note for bills affecting cities and towns. Fiscal notes shall be returned to the state department or agency proposing to adopt administrative rules within ten (10) calendar days of when the request was made. Copies of all fiscal notes for administrative rules shall be forwarded to the chairperson of the house finance committee, the chairperson of the senate finance committee, house fiscal advisor and senate fiscal advisor.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 213, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 246, art. 39, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 98, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 145, § 1.)