Title 42
State Affairs and Government

Chapter 35
Administrative Procedures

R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-35-2.6

§ 42-35-2.6. Concise explanatory statement.

At the time an agency files the final rule with the secretary of state, the agency shall issue a concise, explanatory statement, in a form prescribed by the secretary of state, which contains:

(1) The agency’s reasons for creation of the rule, including the agency’s reasons for not accepting arguments made in testimony and comments;

(2) Subject to § 42-35-6.1, the reasons for any change between the text of the proposed rule contained in the notice of proposed rulemaking and the text of the final rule; and

(3) Any regulatory analysis prepared under § 42-35-2.9.

History of Section.
P.L. 2016, ch. 203, § 3; P.L. 2016, ch. 206, § 3.