2009 Rhode Island Code
Title 45 - Towns and cities
CHAPTER 45-13 - State Aid
§ 45-13-9.1 - Future mandates.
§ 45-13-9.1 Future mandates. No mandate shall be enacted or promulgated after July 1, 2006, unless the body enacting or promulgating the same shall first, after public hearing, determine the cost of the proposed mandate to the city, town or school districts of the state. Any rule, regulation or policy adopted by state departments, agencies or quasi-state departments or agencies which require any new expenditure of money or increased expenditure of money by a city, town or school district shall take effect on July 1 of the calendar year following the year of adoption. Provided, however, should funding be provided for the said expenditure, then such rule, regulation or policy shall take effect upon adoption.
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