TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-30
Workers' Compensation Court

SECTION 28-30-4


§ 28-30-4 Workers' compensation administrator – Appointment – Powers and duties.

(a) There shall be a workers' compensation administrator who shall be appointed by the chief judge of the workers' compensation court with the advice and consent of the senate. The chief judge of the workers' compensation court, with the advice and consent of the senate, shall appoint a workers' compensation administrator to serve for a period of five (5) years, and thereafter until his or her successor is appointed and qualified.

(b) The administrator shall:

(1) Supervise the preparation of an annual budget for the workers' compensation court;

(2) Formulate procedures governing the administration of workers' compensation court services;

(3) Make recommendations to the workers' compensation court for improvement in court services;

(4) Collect necessary statistics and prepare the annual report of the work of the workers' compensation court;

(5) Provide supervision and consultation to the staff of the workers' compensation court concerning administration of court services, training and supervision of personnel, and fiscal management;

(6) Perform any other duties that the workers' compensation court specifies.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 3, § 3; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-30-4; P.L. 1971, ch. 150, § 1; P.L. 1979, ch. 111, § 3; P.L. 1982, ch. 32, art. 2, § 3; P.L. 1983, ch. 28, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 10, § 3; P.L. 2005, ch. 21, § 3.)