Labor and Labor Relations
Employment Security — General Provisions
R.I. Gen. Laws § 28-42-76
§ 28-42-76. Disbursements from interest fund — Unexpended balance.
(a) The moneys in the interest fund shall be used solely for the following purposes:
(1) To make refunds of interest erroneously collected and deposited in the fund;
(2) To make payments of interest due on federal advances received from the federal unemployment account under 42 U.S.C. § 1321 et seq., in accordance with federal law and regulations then in effect; and
(3) To maintain essential department programs.
(b) The general treasurer shall pay all vouchers duly drawn by the director upon the interest fund, in any amounts and in any manner that the director may prescribe. Vouchers so drawn upon the interest fund shall be referred to the controller within the department of administration. Upon receipt of those vouchers, the controller shall immediately record and sign them and shall promptly transfer those vouchers so signed to the general treasurer; provided, that those expenditures shall be used solely for the purposes specified in this section and its balances shall not lapse at any time.
History of Section.
P.L. 1985, ch. 282, § 4; P.L. 1987, ch. 400, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 65, art. 36, § 2.