TITLE 45
Towns and Cities

CHAPTER 45-10
Audit of Accounts and Installation of Systems

SECTION 45-10-12


§ 45-10-12. Withholding of funds due towns failing to file reports.

Whenever any town or city fails to file a duplicate copy of the audit report as required in § 45-10-5 within the time required by that section, or files a report that does not fully comply with the requirements of §§ 45-10-5 and 45-10-6, or fails to provide the notice of engagement of accountant or accountants as required by § 45-10-8 within the time required by that section, the state director of revenue shall immediately, with the concurrence of the auditor general, notify the treasurer and the town or city clerk of the town or city and the general treasurer of that fact, and the general treasurer shall withhold any and all payments of money due or that may become due to the town or city during the period that the town or city fails to comply with the provisions of §§ 45-10-4 – 45-10-8.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1929, ch. 1422, § 9; P.L. 1932, ch. 1957, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 347, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 347, § 8; P.L. 1955, ch. 3414, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 45-10-12; P.L. 1985, ch. 181, art. 31, § 2; P.L. 2000, ch. 55, art. 19, § 3; P.L. 2008, ch. 98, § 57; P.L. 2008, ch. 145, § 57.)