Title 16

Chapter 21
Health and Safety of Pupils

R.I. Gen. Laws § 16-21-3.1

§ 16-21-3.1. Approval.

(a) It shall be the duty of the superintendent of schools, private school official, or in the case of state operated schools, the responsibility of the director of the state operated school, to ensure that schools are not opened until notification is received from the aforementioned agencies that the schools are in compliance with their respective codes.

(b) Neglect by any superintendent, private school official, or the director of any state operated school to comply with the provisions of this section shall be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500).

History of Section.
P.L. 1986, ch. 337, § 3; P.L. 2021, ch. 395, § 4, effective July 14, 2021.