Public Property and Works

Acquisition of Land

SECTION 37-6-7

§ 37-6-7. Consideration of public interest – Certificate that state employee is not interested in site selected.

In the selection of a site for acquisition for any public use, reference shall be had to the interest and convenience of the public, as well as to the best interests of the state government. The state properties committee shall have the power, and it shall be its duty, to set aside any selection which in its opinion has not been made solely with reference thereto. Before any site shall be finally adopted, each and every state employee acting in the selection of the site shall make and file with the committee a certificate under penalty of perjury that he or she is not, at the time of making the certificate, and was not at the date of making the selection of the site, directly or indirectly, interested in the property selected for the same, and that he or she has not received and will not receive, either directly or indirectly, any inducement, commission, brokerage, fee, consideration, gift, or reward for or as a result of the selection or acquisition of the site.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1953, ch. 3105, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 37-6-7.)