State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-8.1
State Archives

SECTION 42-8.1-12

§ 42-8.1-12. Violations.

(a) The state archivist shall, whenever he or she finds that any provisions of this title have been or are being violated, inform in writing the head of the agency concerned of the violations and make recommendations regarding means of correcting them. Unless corrective measures satisfactory to the archivist are inaugurated within a reasonable time, the archivist shall submit a written report thereon to the governor, and the general assembly.

(b) The attorney general, on behalf of the state and the division of state archives, may replevin any public records which were formerly part of the state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations' records.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 341, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 55, § 1.)