ADA Policy

RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS REGULATION
EQUAL ACCESS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

The Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation is committed to providing equal access to all services, programs, and proceedings in a manner that is consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as other State & Federal laws.

Applicants, Licensees, Respondents, Attorneys and Other Members of the Public

All are welcome to attend any public meeting or hearing held at the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation (“DBR”). If any reasonable accommodation is needed to ensure equal access, service or participation, or to request sign language and/or CART services for the deaf and hard of hearing, please contact the Director’s Office via email at dbr.dirofficeinq@dbr.ri.gov or via telephone at (401) 462-9551, or RI RELAY at 7-1-1. We strongly encourage you to do this at least 3 business days before the date of the scheduled meeting/hearing to allow adequate time to process your request.

Employees

The State is an equal opportunity employer. Employees and potential employees should contact the Director’s Office via email at dbr.dirofficeinq@dbr.ri.gov or via telephone at (401) 462-9551, or RI RELAY at 7-1-1, to arrange for a workplace accommodation.

Additional Information

For further information on the ADA and accessibility matters, see the Rhode Island Governor's Commission on Disabilities at http://www.gcd.ri.gov/ or the federal ADA website at www.ada.gov.