Public Property and Works

Acquisition of Land

SECTION 37-6-12

§ 37-6-12. Examination of title by attorney general – Acquisition of title insurance.

The attorney general shall require the state purchasing agent to engage a title insurance company doing business within this state to furnish a certificate of title or to issue to the state a policy of title insurance covering the real estate, and the expense of procuring the certificate or title insurance policy shall be paid out of the appropriation made to the acquiring authority for the acquisition. No public money shall be expended upon any site or land purchased by, devised to, or conveyed as a gift to the state until the acquisition of such certificate of title or policy of title insurance.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1953, ch. 3105, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 37-6-12; P.L. 2002, ch. 401, § 2.)