TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-35
Workers' Compensation – Procedure

SECTION 28-35-31


§ 28-35-31 Transcript on appeal.

(a) Upon the filing of reasons of appeal and transcript, the workers' compensation court shall present the transcript to the judge who heard the cause, and in case of vacancy in office, or for any cause where the court is unable to present the transcript to the judge who heard the cause, then the transcript shall be presented to any other judge, and that other judge shall have full power to examine and pass upon and allow the transcript. The judge to whom the transcript has been presented shall, after examination, restore the transcript to the files with a certificate of his or her action.

(b) Upon an appeal being taken and the transcript of the testimony as may be required being allowed and returned, the workers' compensation court shall immediately certify the cause and all the papers of it to the supreme court.

(c) In case of failure to allow and return the transcript within twenty (20) days from its filing a hearing may be had on the question of the correctness of the transcript before the workers' compensation court.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 31, art. 3, § 7; P.L. 1921, ch. 2086, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 3, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 3, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 3, § 6; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-35-31; P.L. 1982, ch. 32, art. 1, § 10; P.L. 2014, ch. 78, § 6; P.L. 2014, ch. 87, § 6.)