445 R.I. Code R. § 445-RICR-00-00-2.6 - Fees

Current through December, 23, 2021

A. Official publications which the Board prepares in the discharge of its duties to inform the public on matters of public interest will be furnished free of charge when available.
B. The Board will supply one (1) copy of any of its Rules and Regulations to an individual requesting them free of charge. Rules and Regulations of the Board are on file at the Office of the Secretary of State and certified copies thereof may be obtained from that office. Rules and Regulations of the board are also available online from the Secretary of State's website as well as the Board's website at http: //www.ripuc.org/efsb/index/html.
C. The Board charges a fee for copying and/or search of retrieval of requested documents consistent with applicable state law. The Board charges $0.15 per copied page; provided however, if the response to the request consists of twenty (20) or fewer copied pages, no fee will be charged. If the response to the request consists of more than twenty (20) copied pages, there will be a charge of $0.15 for each page. The Board will charge $15.00 per hour for the search and retrieval time required to respond to a request, whether the request seeks copies of records or the right to inspect records; provided however, there will be no charge for the first hour of search and retrieval time. The Board will provide the requester with an estimate of the copying costs and search and retrieval costs prior to responding to the request. The Board however, will charge the actual fees for the number of copies and the actual cost for search and retrieval time if those are more or less than estimated. The Board reserves the right to require a deposit of the estimated costs if the estimated cost is $50.00 or more.
D. The cost of copying and search and retrieval as provided in § 2.6(C) of this Part must be paid in advance of or at the time of delivery or inspection of the requested documents.
E. Board personnel or, where applicable an outside copy service, will make copies of requested records. The Board does not have a copy machine available for use by the public to make copies.


445 R.I. Code R. § 445-RICR-00-00-2.6

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