§ 42-21-1 Transferred functions performed by department head — Rights of appeal
§ 42-21-2 Delegation of transferred functions
§ 42-21-3 Construction of laws and records
§ 42-21-4 New department as continuation of former department
§ 42-21-5 Delivery of records and property
§ 42-21-6 Continuation of rules and regulations
§ 42-21-7 Transfer of seals
§ 42-21-8 Pending proceedings
§ 42-21-9 Existing rights and remedies
§ 42-21-10 Offenses and penalties prior to transfer
§ 42-21-11 Suits and prosecutions pending

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 42-21

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of the seal made with or without the use of wax or wafer on the paper. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-15