Declaratory Rulings and Petitions (260-RICR-10-00-4)

260-RICR-10-00-4 ACTIVE RULE

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4.3Declaratory Rulings

4.If either §§ 4.3(A)(2) or (3) of this Part above is utilized, the Department shall, within a reasonable time after receipt of written submission or after the hearing is held, issue a binding declaratory ruling.

B.Form of Petition. Any interested person petitioning the Department for a declaratory ruling shall generally adhere to the following requirements for such purpose:

1.Petitions may be submitted electronically or in hard copy.

2.At the top of the page shall appear the wording "Before the Department of Labor & Training." On the left side of the page below the foregoing, the following caption shall be set out: "In the Matter of the Petition of (name of the petitioning party) for a Declaratory Ruling." Opposite the foregoing caption shall appear the word "Petition."

3.The body of the petition shall be set out in numbered paragraphs. The first paragraph shall state the name and the address of the petitioning party. The second paragraph shall state all rules or statutes that may be brought into issue by the petition. Succeeding paragraphs shall set out the state of facts relied upon in form similar to complaints in civil actions before the superior courts of this state. The concluding paragraphs shall contain the prayer of the petitioner. The petition shall be subscribed and verified in the manner prescribed for verification of complaints in the superior courts of this state.

4.Petitions shall clearly identify the filer and/or his or her authorized representative and the date of submission of the petition.

5.If submitted in hard copy the original and two (2) copies shall be filed with the Department and petitions shall be on 8 and ½ x 11 "white paper.

4.4Petitions for Promulgation, Amendment or Repeal of any Rule or Regulation

5.If submitted in hard copy the original and two (2) copies shall be filed with the Department and petitions shall be submitted on 8 and ½ x 11" inch white paper.

Title 260 Department of Labor and Training
Chapter 10 General Management
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 4 Declaratory Rulings and Petitions (260-RICR-10-00-4)
Type of Filing Periodic Refile
Regulation Status Active
Effective 01/04/2022

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws §§ 42-16.1.1

Purpose and Reason:

This rule is being refiled by the agency pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-35-4.1.  No changes were made to the text of this rule.