Public Property and Works

Management and Disposal of Property

SECTION 37-7-7

§ 37-7-7. Filing, publication, and recording of transfers between departments and agencies – Costs.

The governor shall file the certificate referred to in § 37-7-6 with the secretary of state who shall place the certificate on file and who shall cause a true copy of the certificate to be published at least once in a newspaper published in the county in which the land or property is situated, and shall file a certified copy of the certificate for record in the office of the recorder of deeds or town clerk in the city or town where the land or property is situated. The date and hour of the filing of the certified copy shall be noted thereon, and the filing shall be deemed to constitute a transfer of the custody, control, and supervision over the land described therein in accordance with the provisions of the certificate as of the day and hour noted upon the certified copy. No fee shall be charged or collected for the filing or recording. The cost of the publication shall be borne by the department, board, bureau, commission, or agency to which custody, control, or supervision has been transferred.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1953, ch. 3105, § 19; G.L. 1956, § 37-7-7; P.L. 1982, ch. 380, § 1.)