TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-37
Workers' Compensation Administrative Fund

SECTION 28-37-28


§ 28-37-28 Prosecution of actions.

All actions for any violations of this chapter or of any of the rules or regulations promulgated by the director, or for the collection of payments in accordance with § 28-37-13 or § 28-53-9 or other penalties under this chapter, shall be prosecuted by any qualified member of the Rhode Island bar whom the director may designate, in the name of the director, and the director shall be exempt from giving surety for costs in any proceedings. The workers' compensation court shall have jurisdiction over all civil actions filed pursuant to this section.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 2-A, § 23; P.L. 1943, ch. 1363, § 1; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-37-28; P.L. 1985, ch. 365, § 10; P.L. 1990, ch. 279, § 2; P.L. 1990, ch. 332, art. 3, § 2; P.L. 1991, ch. 206, § 7; P.L. 1992, ch. 76, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 509, § 5.)