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§35-20-5  Definitions. –

Published: 2015

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Public Finance


Public Corporation Financial Integrity and Accountability

SECTION 35-20-5

   § 35-20-5  Definitions. –

As used in this chapter:

   (1) "Controller" means the state controller of Rhode Island.

   (2) "Director" means the director of administration.

   (3) "Governor" means the governor of Rhode Island.

   (4) "Public corporation" means any body corporate and politic

created or to be created pursuant to statute, including, without limitation,

the Rhode Island industrial recreational building authority, the Rhode Island

economic development corporation and any subsidiaries thereof, the Rhode Island

industrial facilities corporation, the Rhode Island refunding bond authority,

the Rhode Island health and educational building authority, the board of

governors for higher education, the Rhode Island housing and mortgage finance

corporation, the Rhode Island resource recovery corporation, the Rhode Island

public transit authority, the Rhode Island student loan authority, the water

resources board corporate, the Narragansett Bay water quality management

district commission, the Rhode Island health and educational building

corporation, the Rhode Island depositors economic protection corporation, the

Rhode Island convention center authority, the Rhode Island turnpike and bridge

authority, their successors and assigns. Cities, towns, and any corporation

created by a city or town pursuant to statute, and fire and water districts,

are not public corporations under this chapter.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1995, ch. 86, § 1.)