Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 37.1
Sexual Offender Registration and Community Notification

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-37.1-14

§ 11-37.1-14. Preliminary proceedings on objection to community notification — Procedures.

Upon receipt of a request from a person subject to community notification under § 11-37.1-12(b), the superior court, or the family court of the county in which the person resides or intends to reside upon release, shall:

(1) Set a date for hearing and decision on the matter;

(2) Provide notice of the date for the hearing to both the applicant or his or her counsel and to the attorney general;

(3) Appoint counsel for the applicant if he or she cannot afford one; and

(4) Direct that the attorney general promptly provide copies of all papers, documents and other materials which formed the basis for the determination of the level and manner of community notification be provided to the court and the applicant or his or her counsel.

History of Section.
P.L. 1996, ch. 104, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 40, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 227, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 255, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 410, § 7.