§ 27-66-9. Reports, use of experts, costs.
The department of business regulation and/or the department of the 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 them, 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 director as he or she deems appropriate. 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 director for the payment of costs in accordance with this section.
(P.L. 1999, ch. 215, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 376, § 1.)