Title 7
Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

Chapter 5.3
Benefit Corporations

R.I. Gen. Laws § 7-5.3-10

§ 7-5.3-10. Benefit officer.

(a) A benefit corporation may have an officer designated as the benefit officer.

(b) A benefit officer shall have:

(1) The powers and duties relating to the purpose of the corporation to create general public benefit or specific public benefit provided:

(i) By the bylaws; or

(ii) Absent controlling provisions in the bylaws, by resolutions or orders of the board of directors.

(2) The duty to prepare the benefit report required by § 7-5.3-12.

History of Section.
P.L. 2013, ch. 487, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 500, § 1.