General Assembly

Fiscal Notes

SECTION 22-12-1

§ 22-12-1. When fiscal notes required.

All bills and resolutions having an effect on the revenues, expenditures, or fiscal liability of the state, which can be calculated with reasonable accuracy, excepting appropriation measures carrying specific dollar amounts, shall be accompanied by a brief explanatory statement or note which sets forth their estimated dollar effect. The statements or notes shall be known as "fiscal notes," and they shall accompany each such bill or resolution prior to consideration of the house in which the bill or resolution originated. Fiscal notes shall also accompany each bill or resolution that affects any city or town financially.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1965, ch. 204, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 248, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 126, art. 47, § 1.)