Board Members: Code of Ethics (465-RICR-10-00-2)
This regulation is promulgated pursuant to the authority granted in R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 36-14
2.2 Standard of Conduct
Pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 36-14-5 the Rhode Island State Code of Ethics in Government, Board members shall adhere to the highest standard of ethical conduct, respect the public trust and the rights of all persons, be open, accountable, responsive, avoid the appearance of impropriety, and shall not use their positions for private gain or advantage.
2.3 Statement of Conflict
Board members shall be required to comply with the mandates of R.I. Gen. Laws §§ 36-14-6 and 36-14-7.
2.4 Recusal from Participation
When a Board member recuses himself or herself from participating in any case presented to the Board, the member shall file a written recusal with the Board’s Administrator, which shall become part of the official record of the proceeding. A copy of the recusal shall also be provided to all parties’ representatives of record and the Ethics Commission, and the recusal shall be referenced in the Board’s decision in some manner.
|Title||465||Labor Relations Board|
|Chapter||10||General Rules and Regulations|
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Regulation Authority :
R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 28-7
Purpose and Reason :
The purpose of this amendment is to bring the rule in conformity with recently enacted legislation. See attached explanation of amendments.