Title 16

Chapter 21
Health and Safety of Pupils

R.I. Gen. Laws § 16-21-25

§ 16-21-25. Review of school safety plans — Exemption from open meetings and public records requirements.

(a) Each city, town, or regional department school safety plan and school emergency response plans shall be reviewed on an annual basis by the school committee and updated annually. These reviews and updates shall be completed by November 1 of any given year, and by December 31 of that year, the commissioner of elementary and secondary education shall report to the speaker of the house, the president of the senate, and the governor that such reviews or updates have been completed.

(b) All meetings of school safety teams shall not be subject to and be exempt from the open meetings law pursuant to chapter 46 of title 42, and documents produced by the school safety teams shall not be subject to the access to public records laws as set forth in chapter 2 of title 38.

History of Section.
P.L. 2001, ch. 151, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 151, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 152, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 211, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 212, § 1.