§ 28-42-88. Employment security reemployment fund Disbursements Unexpended balance.
(a) The moneys in the employment security reemployment fund shall be used for the following purposes:
(1) To make refunds of contributions erroneously collected and deposited in the fund;
(2) To pay any administrative expenses incurred by the department of labor and training associated with the collection of the contributions for employers paid pursuant to § 28-43-8.6, and any other administrative expenses associated with the maintenance of the fund, including the payment of all premiums upon bonds required pursuant to § 28-42-89; and
(3) To pay any administrative expenses incurred by the department of labor and training to implement and operate a three-year pilot research and demonstration rapid reemployment program.
(b) The general treasurer shall pay all vouchers duly drawn by the director upon the fund, in any amounts and in any manner that the director may prescribe. Vouchers so drawn upon the fund shall be referred to the controller within the department of administration. Upon receipt of those vouchers, the controller shall immediately record and sign them and shall promptly transfer those signed vouchers to the general treasurer. Those expenditures shall be used solely for the purposes specified in this section and its balance shall not lapse at any time but shall remain continuously available for expenditures consistent with this section. Effective July 1, 2000 and thereafter, the general assembly shall annually appropriate the funds contained in the fund for the use of the department of labor and training.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 382, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 1, § 1.)