TITLE 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

CHAPTER 39-18
Rhode Island Public Transit Authority

SECTION 39-18-18.1


§ 39-18-18.1 Authority deemed instrumentality and political subdivision of state.

For the purposes of chapters 42 – 44 of title 28, and chapters 29 – 37 of title 28 and with respect to chapter 31 of title 9, and notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions of these chapters, the authority shall be deemed to be an instrumentality and a political subdivision of the state; provided, however, with respect to chapters 29 – 37 of title 28 the authority shall pay all benefits, required by law, until the authority ceases to exist. Thereafter, the payments shall be the obligation of the state.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1967, ch. 171, § 1; P.L. 1977, ch. 261, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 65, art. 19, § 2.)