Access to Public Records Regulation


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Title 280 Department of Revenue
Chapter 20 Division of Taxation
Subchapter 00 General Administration
Part 3 Access to Public Records Regulation
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Inactive View Active Rule
Effective 06/21/2010 to 11/30/2017

Regulation Authority :

R.I. General Laws §38-2-1 et seq. and §42-35-2(a)

Purpose and Reason :

The Department of Revenue has proposed this Regulation to set forth the specific rules and procedures applicable to access to public records maintained by the Department. The Department recognizes both the public’s right to access public records and the individual’s right to dignity and privacy. It is the Department’s policy to facilitate public access to all public records that may be disclosed in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-1, et seq. It is also the policy of the Department to make all public records in the Department’s possession be available for public inspection and copying consistent with applicable state or federal law, unless otherwise prohibited by a court of competent jurisdiction.

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