TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-13
Bail and Recognizance

SECTION 12-13-1.2


§ 12-13-1.2 Penalty for an offense committed while on release.

(a) Every person who commits a criminal offense while released on personal recognizance or bail pursuant to this chapter shall, if convicted of both offenses, be sentenced, in addition to the sentences prescribed, to:

(1) A term of imprisonment of not less than two (2) years and not more than ten (10) years, a fine of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), or both, if the offense is a felony; or

(2) A term of imprisonment of not less than ninety (90) days and not more than one year, a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both, if the offense is a misdemeanor.

(b) A term of imprisonment imposed pursuant to this section shall be consecutive to any other sentence of imprisonment.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1985, ch. 463, § 2.)