Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 39
Temporary Disability Insurance — General Provisions

R.I. Gen. Laws 28-39-11

 28-39-11.  Recommendations to protect fund — Emergency modification of rules.

(a) Whenever the director believes that a change in contribution and/or benefit rates shall become necessary to protect the solvency of the fund, he or she shall at once inform the governor and the general assembly of this and make recommendations accordingly.

(b) In that case the governor may declare an emergency and authorize the director to announce a modified scale of benefits, an increased waiting period, or other changes in rules and regulations regarding eligibility for payment of benefits which the director may deem necessary to assure the solvency of the fund. The modified regulation shall be in effect until the governor declares the emergency at an end, or until further action is taken by the general assembly.

History of Section.
P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, 9; P.L. 1943, ch. 1369, 1; P.L. 1949, ch. 2176, 1; P.L. 1950, ch. 2615, 2; impl. am. P.L. 1953, ch. 3206, 1; G.L. 1956, 28-39-11.