Title 16

Chapter 89
Uniform School District Grant, Gift and Donation Acceptance and Expenditure Act of 2009

R.I. Gen. Laws § 16-89-5

§ 16-89-5. Grant, gifts and donation — Fiduciary responsibility of municipalities — Accounting.

(a) Any amount of money received by any municipality for expenditure pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited by the chief finance officer of the municipality into the municipal treasury in a separate, restricted receipt account identifiable to the particular grant, gift or donation and shall be expended solely by and upon the demand of the school district, school department or school committee in accord with the express terms and conditions of said grant, gift or donation.

(b) Any account established hereunder shall be interest bearing and any interest on funds so deposited shall remain with and become part of the grant, gift or donation and shall be expended as part of said grant, gift or donation.

(c) Any other grant, gift or donation of any kind, other than money, including, but not limited to equipment, supplies, materials, services and any other contribution of value may be received directly by school districts, school departments, or school committees so long as said grant, gift or donation shall be accounted for from time of receipt to time of disposition, and so long as direct receipt of such is not otherwise prohibited by law.

History of Section.
P.L. 2009, ch. 130, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 174, § 1.