The Rhode Island Consumer Laws enacts various statutes in order to protect the rights and interests of consumers from various unfair trade practices.
The Contractor Registration Board Act
prevents consumers being exploited by contractual services.
The Act requires compulsory licensing and creation of guarantee fund for contractors.
The Deceptive Trade Practices Act
equips the Attorney General with rights to initiate legal action against guilty traders who commit unlawful trade practices.
The Government Tort Liability
requires insurance companies to partner with the State in indemnifying and defending insurance claims of State employees.
The Mortgage Foreclosure Consultant Regulation
regulates the actions of real estate professionals.
The Bill provides consumers three grace days to rescind the contract with foreclosure real estate dealers.