Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17.14
The Hospital Conversions Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17.14-13

§ 23-17.14-13. Reports, use of experts, costs.

The department of health or the department of attorney general may in effectuating the purposes of this chapter engage experts or consultants including, but not limited to, actuaries, investment bankers, accountants, attorneys, or industry analysts. All copies of reports prepared by experts and consultants, and costs associated with the reports, shall be made available to the transacting parties and to the public. All costs incurred under this provision shall be the responsibility of one or more transacting parties in an amount to be determined by the attorney general or the director as they deem appropriate and consistent with § 23-17.14-12.1, if applicable. No application for a conversion made pursuant to the requirements of this chapter shall be considered complete unless an agreement has been executed with the attorney general or the director for the payment of costs in accordance with this section.

History of Section.
P.L. 1997, ch. 372, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 258, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 259, § 1.