Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 75
Professional Employer Organizations Act of 2004

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-75-1

§ 5-75-1. Legislative finding.

The legislature finds that:

(a) Professional employer organizations provide a valuable service to commerce and the citizens of this state by increasing the opportunities of employers to develop cost-effective methods of satisfying their personnel requirements and providing employees with access to certain employment benefits that might otherwise not be available to them;

(b) Professional employer organizations operating in this state should be properly recognized and regulated by the division of taxation, as provided in this chapter and § 44-30-71.4; and

(c) Any allocation of the employer duties and responsibilities pursuant to this chapter will preserve all rights to which covered employees would be entitled under a traditional employment relationship.

History of Section.
P.L. 2004, ch. 87, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 124, § 1.