Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17.14
The Hospital Conversions Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17.14-9

§ 23-17.14-9. Initial application — Conversions limited to not-for-profit corporations.

All conversions which are limited to not-for-profit corporations which involve the establishment, maintenance, or operation of a hospital require prior approval of both the department of attorney general and the department of health or, if eligible for expedited review under § 23-17.14-12.1, prior approval of the department of health and subject to the authority of the attorney general pursuant to § 23-17.14-21 hereof. The review by the two (2) departments shall occur concurrently and neither department shall delay its review or determination because the other department has not completed its review or issued its determination. The applicant may request that the review by the departments occur concurrently with the review of any relevant federal regulatory authority. The transacting parties shall file an initial application pursuant to the provisions set forth in § 23-17.14-6 or § 23-17.14-12.1.

History of Section.
P.L. 1997, ch. 372, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 325, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 258, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 259, § 1.