§ 42-11-10.1. Transfer of powers, functions and resources from the water resources board.
(a) There are hereby transferred to the division of planning within the department of administration those powers and duties formerly administered by the employees of the water resources board as provided for in chapter 46-15 ("Water Resources Board") through 46-15.8 ("Water Use and Efficiency Act"), inclusive, and any other applicable provisions of the general laws; provided, however, the governor shall submit to the 2012 assembly any recommended statutory changes necessary to facilitate the merger.
(b) All resources of the water resources board, including, but not limited to, property, employees and accounts, are hereby transferred to the division of planning.
(c) As part of the above transfer, except for the general manager, all employees of the water resources board currently subject to the provisions of chapter 4 of title 36 shall continue to be subject to those provisions.
(P.L. 2011, ch. 151, art. 9, § 9.)