Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 15
Determination of Need for New Healthcare Equipment and New Institutional Health Services

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-15-4.2

§ 23-15-4.2. Exemption for research.

Notwithstanding the requirements of any other provisions of any general or public laws, capital expenditures by a health care facility related to research in basic biomedical or medical research areas that are not directly related to the provision of clinical or patient care services shall not require a certificate of need review and approval by the state agency.

History of Section.
P.L. 1983, ch. 318, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 495, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 290, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 433, § 1.