Health and Safety

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation

SECTION 23-19-24

§ 23-19-24. Reporting requirements.

(a) The corporation shall, within ninety (90) days after the close of each fiscal year, submit an annual report of its activities for the preceding year to the governor, the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the state treasurer, and the secretary of state. The report shall provide: a summary of the corporation's meetings including when the commissioners, solid waste facilities siting board, and citizen advisory board met, subjects addressed, and decisions or recommendations rendered; a summary of the corporation's actions including a listing of transfer stations, waste processing facilities, and resources recovery facilities planned, being constructed or renovated, or owned and operated by the corporation as prescribed in § 23-19-9, rules and regulations promulgated as prescribed in § 23-19-10, hearings held as prescribed in § 23-19-10, fees charged as prescribed in § 23-19-10, property acquired or disposed of as prescribed in § 23-19-10, contracts and agreements entered into as prescribed in § 23-19-10, bonds and notes issued and secured as prescribed in §§ 23-19-14 and 23-19-16, surveys, studies, and investigations conducted as prescribed in § 23-19-10, and administrative penalties imposed as prescribed in § 23-19-28.1; a synopsis of the hearings, complaints, suspensions, or other legal matters related to the authority of the corporation; a consolidated financial statement of all funds received and expended by the corporation including the source of the funds, liabilities incurred or assumed, funds invested, and revenues received from the sale of materials, energy, and other by products of solid waste processing as prescribed in subsection 23-19-10(30); a summary of actions taken to assist in the development of industrial and commercial enterprises within the state based on resource recovery, recycling, and reuse as prescribed in subsection 23-19-9(5); a summary of activities related to the development, amendment, and implementation of a statewide plan for the separation of solid waste as prescribed in subsection 23-19-10(29); a synopsis of the status of source reduction activities including efforts taken to reduce the state's waste stream and develop new uses for materials recovered from solid waste as prescribed in subsections 23-19-10(42) and 23-19-11(12); a summary of any training courses held pursuant to subsection 23-19-10(44); a listing of the staff and/or consultants employed by the corporation as prescribed in § 23-19-10; a summary of activities related to the management of the central landfill in Johnston as prescribed in § 23-19-11.1; a summary of performance during the previous fiscal year including accomplishments, shortcomings and remedies; a listing of findings and recommendations derived from corporation activities and the findings of the citizen advisory board as prescribed in § 23-19-23.

(b) The report shall be posted electronically as prescribed in § 42-20-8.2.

(c) The corporation shall cause an audit of its books and accounts to be made at least once each fiscal year.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 176, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 305, § 18; G.L. 1956, § 23-46.1-24; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-19-24; P.L. 2006, ch. 26, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 52, § 1.)