Title 16

Chapter 39
Controversies in School Matters [See Title 16 Chapter 97 — The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

R.I. Gen. Laws § 16-39-3.2

§ 16-39-3.2. Interim protective orders.

In all cases concerning children, other than cases arising solely under § 16-2-17, the commissioner of elementary and secondary education shall also have power to issue any interim orders pending a hearing as may be needed to ensure that a child receives education in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations during the pendency of the matter. Hearings on these interim orders shall be conducted within five (5) working days of a request for relief and the decision shall be issued within five (5) working days of the completion of the hearing. These interim orders shall be enforceable in the superior court at the request of any interested party.

History of Section.
P.L. 1986, ch. 61, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 425, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 236, § 1.