Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 37
Sexual Assault

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-37-8.7

§ 11-37-8.7. Parole of violators.

In the case of any person convicted and imprisoned for an offense under §§ 11-37-8.1 — 11-37-8.3, it shall be required that:

(1) The department of attorney general or local prosecutor be informed by the parole board ninety (90) days prior to a parole hearing of the date of hearing, and the attorney general or local prosecutor provide the parole board with a complete statement of circumstances surrounding a conviction within forty-five (45) days prior to the scheduled parole hearing date.

(2) The parole board shall notify the victim and his or her family of a scheduled parole hearing at least forty-five (45) days prior to the date of hearing, and the victim and/or family shall be permitted an opportunity to provide a statement for review by the parole board.

(3) The convicted person shall be examined prior to parole by one independent psychiatrist to determine whether the person is a continued danger to children.

(4) The convicted person shall receive outpatient treatment at his or her own expense after parole or release from hospitalization for a period of time to be set by the parole board, and the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals shall oversee and provide these services. Any person willfully violating this subsection shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall serve not more than one year imprisonment.

History of Section.
P.L. 1986, ch. 528, § 1.