Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Index of Chapters

Chapter 5-1 Architects

Chapter 5-2 Bowling Alleys, Billiard Tables, and Shooting Galleries

Chapter 5-3 Public Accountancy [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-3.1 Public Accountancy

Chapter 5-4 Coal and Coke Dealers

Chapter 5-5 Private Detective Act

Chapter 5-5.1 Private Security Guard Businesses

Chapter 5-6 Electricians

Chapter 5-7 Employment Agencies

Chapter 5-8 Engineers

Chapter 5-8.1 Land Surveyors

Chapter 5-9 Explosives Act [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-10 Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmeticians, Manicurists and Estheticians

Chapter 5-11 Hawkers and Peddlers

Chapter 5-11.1 State Mobile Food Establishment Registration Act

Chapter 5-12 Hide and Leather Inspection [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-13 Horse Riding Schools

Chapter 5-14 Hotels

Chapter 5-14.1  The Human Trafficking Prevention Notice Act

Chapter 5-15 Itinerant Vendors [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-16 Laundries

Chapter 5-17 Movers

Chapter 5-18 Outdoor Advertising

Chapter 5-19 Pharmacy [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-19.1 Pharmacies

Chapter 5-19.2 Collaborative Pharmacy Practice

Chapter 5-20 Plumbers, Irrigators, and Water System Installers

Chapter 5-20.5 Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons

Chapter 5-20.6 Relationships in Residential Real Estate Transactions

Chapter 5-20.7 Real Estate Appraiser Certification Act

Chapter 5-20.8 Real Estate Sales Disclosures

Chapter 5-20.9 Real Estate Appraisal Management Company Registration Act

Chapter 5-21 Second-Hand Dealers

Chapter 5-22 Shows and Exhibitions

Chapter 5-23 Holiday Business

Chapter 5-24 Taverns, Cookshops, and Oyster Houses

Chapter 5-25 Veterinary Practice

Chapter 5-26 Division of Professional Regulation

Chapter 5-27 Barbers [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-28 Basic Sciences [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-29 Podiatrists

Chapter 5-30 Chiropractic Physicians

Chapter 5-31 Dentists and Dental Hygienists [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-31.1 Dentists and Dental Hygienists

Chapter 5-32 Electrolysis and Laser Hair Removal

Chapter 5-33 Embalmers and Funeral Directors [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-33.1 Funeral Service Contracts

Chapter 5-33.2 Funeral Director/Embalmer and Funeral Service Establishments

Chapter 5-33.3 Funeral Planning Agent Designation

Chapter 5-34 Nurses

Chapter 5-34.1 Nursing Pools [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-34.2 Nurse Anesthetists

Chapter 5-34.3 Nurse Licensure Compact

Chapter 5-35 Optometrists [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-35.1 Optometrists

Chapter 5-35.2 Opticians

Chapter 5-36 Osteopaths [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-36.1 License of Naturopathy Act of 2017

Chapter 5-37 Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline

Chapter 5-37.1 Board of Medical Review [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-37.2 The Practice of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Chapter 5-37.3 Confidentiality of Health Care Communications and Information Act

Chapter 5-37.4 Intractable Pain Treatment

Chapter 5-37.5 Lyme Disease Diagnosis and Treatment

Chapter 5-37.6 Pain Assessment Act

Chapter 5-37.7 Rhode Island Health Information Exchange Act of 2008

Chapter 5-38 Automobile Body Repair Shops

Chapter 5-38.1 Pawtucket — Motor Vehicle Repair Businesses

Chapter 5-38.2 Providence — Motor Vehicle Repair Businesses

Chapter 5-38.3 Motor Vehicle Repair Shop Act

Chapter 5-38.4 Cranston — Motor Vehicle Repair Businesses

Chapter 5-38.5 Motor Vehicle Glass Consumer Protection Act

Chapter 5-39 Social Workers [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-39.1 License Procedure for Social Workers

Chapter 5-40 Physical Therapists

Chapter 5-40.1 Occupational Therapy

Chapter 5-41 Imported Goods

Chapter 5-42 Debt Pooling [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-43 Instruction in Jiu-Jitsu or Karate

Chapter 5-44 Psychologists

Chapter 5-44.1 The Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact

Chapter 5-45 Nursing Home Administrators

Chapter 5-46 Automobile Clubs

Chapter 5-47 Wrecking Contractors

Chapter 5-48 Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Chapter 5-48.1 Patient Protection Act

Chapter 5-48.2 Professional Licensing and Regulation of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Chapter 5-49 Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters

Chapter 5-50 Health Clubs

Chapter 5-51 Rhode Island State Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects

Chapter 5-52 Travel Agencies [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-53 Solicitation by Charitable Organizations [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-53.1 Solicitation by Charitable Organizations

Chapter 5-54 Physician Assistants

Chapter 5-55 Motor Fuel Distribution and Sales

Chapter 5-56 Installers of Individual Sewage Disposal Systems

Chapter 5-56.1 Designers of Individual Sewage Disposal Systems

Chapter 5-57 Burglar and Hold-Up Alarm Businesses

Chapter 5-58 Auctioneers [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-59 Prosthetist and Prosthetic Facilities [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-59.1 Rhode Island Orthotics and Prosthetics Practices [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-60 Athletic Trainers

Chapter 5-61 Telephone Sales Solicitation Act

Chapter 5-62 Works of Art — Artists’ Rights

Chapter 5-63 Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-63.1 Reporting of Sexual Misconduct by Mental Health Professionals

Chapter 5-63.2 Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists

Chapter 5-64 Dietitian/Nutritionist Act

Chapter 5-64.1 Dietary Manager

Chapter 5-65 Contractors’ Registration and Licensing Board

Chapter 5-65.1 Home Inspectors

Chapter 5-65.2 Rhode Island Well-Drilling, Pump Installers, and Water-Filtration Contractors Licensing Law

Chapter 5-65.3 Underground Utility Contractors

Chapter 5-66 Debt Pooling [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-67 Pawtucket — Business Registration

Chapter 5-67.1 North Smithfield — Business Registration

Chapter 5-68 Board of Radiologic Technology [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-68.1 Radiologic Technologists

Chapter 5-69 License Procedure for Chemical Dependency Professionals

Chapter 5-70 Telecommunications

Chapter 5-71 Licensure of Interpreters for the Deaf

Chapter 5-72 Town of Johnston — Nudity on Premises Where Alcoholic Beverages Are Offered for Sale or Consumption

Chapter 5-73 Roofing Contractors

Chapter 5-74 Athlete Agents [Repealed.]

Chapter 5-74.1 Uniform Athlete Agents Act

Chapter 5-75 Professional Employer Organizations Act of 2004

Chapter 5-76 Issuance of License upon Payment of Taxes

Chapter 5-77 Town of Burrillville — Insurance Requirements

Chapter 5-78 Dating Services

Chapter 5-79 Mortgage Foreclosure Consultant Regulation

Chapter 5-80 Mortgage Foreclosure Purchasers

Chapter 5-81 Truth in Music Advertising Act

Chapter 5-82 Home Heating Oil Sales

Chapter 5-83 Propane Gas Sales

Chapter 5-84 Division of Building, Design and Fire Professionals

Chapter 5-85 Discount Buying Clubs

Chapter 5-86 Licensing of Applied Behavior Analysts

Chapter 5-87 Service Member Licensure

Chapter 5-88 Military Member and Spouse License Issuance

Chapter 5-89 Transparency and Sustainability Standards for Rhode Island Businesses Act

Chapter 5-90 Ryan’s Law

Chapter 5-91 Interstate Medical Licensure Compact [Expires July 1, 2025.]

Chapter 5-92  Genetic Counselors Licensing Act