§ 24-12-6 Grants or leases of state or municipal lands.
All towns, cities, and other political subdivisions and all public agencies and commissions of the state, notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, are hereby authorized and empowered to lease, lend, grant, or convey to the authority at its request, upon such terms and conditions as the proper authorities of the towns, cities, other political subdivisions or public agencies and commissions may deem reasonable and fair and without the necessity for any advertisement, order of court, or other action or formality, other than the regular and formal action of the authorities concerned, any real property which may be necessary or convenient to the effectuation of the authorized purposes of the authority, including public roads and other real property already devoted to public use, and subject to the above provisions, the state hereby consents to the use of all lands owned by it, including lands lying under water, which are deemed by the authority to be necessary for the construction or operation of any project.
(P.L. 1954, ch. 3390, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 24-12-6; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 154.)