§ 45-59-26. Applicability of other laws.
(a) District management authorities will be subject to the provisions of chapter 14.1 of title 37 (Minority Business Enterprise), chapter 2 of title 38 (Access to Public Records) and chapter 46 of title 42 (Open Meetings) of the general laws. District management authorities will also be subject to the provisions of chapter 14 of title 36 (Code of Ethics) of the general laws except as follows: (1) the directors and officers of the directors will not be required to file the financial statement required by § 36-14-16, and (2) a director or officer of a district management authority will not have an interest which is in substantial conflict with the proper discharge of his or her duties and of his or her responsibilities under this chapter if any benefit or detriment accrues to him or her or any person within his or her family or any business associate, or any business by which the person is employed or in which the person has an interest or which the person represents, by virtue of the ownership or occupation of real property located within the management district.
(b) District management authorities will not be subject to laws or ordinances relating to the purchasing of property or services or the making of contracts and, except as provided in subsection (a) above, will not be subject to laws or ordinances relating generally to municipalities or to municipal agencies or departments.
(c) Employees of district management authorities will not be considered to be public or municipal employees.
(P.L. 2001, ch. 205, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 373, § 1.)