General Assembly

Legislative Oversight Commission

SECTION 22-14-6

§ 22-14-6. Procedure for re-creation.

(a) The procedure for re-creation of any statute or statutory entity to be terminated under the provisions of this chapter shall be established by the commission. Those procedures shall include a zero-base budget review and evaluation by the auditor general as well as any other procedures which the commission determines are necessary to meet its objectives.

(b) Each entity shall be notified of its termination date, and that a review by the auditor general will begin. The entity shall also be notified of all other procedures with which it will be expected to comply.

(c) Upon completion of the zero-based budget review and evaluation the office of auditor general shall transmit its report to the commission. The report shall include, but not be limited to:

(1) An identification of other entities, or other programs or activities of the state government, having the same or similar objectives, along with a comparison of the cost and effectiveness of those entities, programs, or activities and any duplication of the entity under review;

(2) An examination of the extent to which the objectives of the entity under review have been achieved when compared to the objectives initially set forth for the entity under review and an analysis of any significant variance between projected and actual performance; and

(3) A statement of the objectives of the entity for the coming four (4) years with the establishment of measurements of performance where feasible.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1977, ch. 260, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 42-67-6; P.L. 1978, ch. 387, § 1; P.L. 1981, ch. 391, § 1.)