Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 25.1
Criminal Royalties

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-25.1-6

§ 12-25.1-6. Return of monies to criminally responsible person.

(a) No funds attributable to a specific alleged criminally responsible person shall be distributed unless and until that person is determined to be criminally responsible as defined in this chapter. Immediately upon the dismissal of charges or the acquittal of the person for the crime which was the subject of the commercial exploitation, all funds recovered by the general treasurer attributable to that person shall be paid to him or her together with any interest which accrued on those funds.

(b) Subject to the disposition of all claims and pending claims which have been brought against the funds attributable to the criminally responsible person, he or she may recover the remainder of the funds pursuant to § 12-25.1-3(c)(1)(viii) three (3) years and six (6) months following the last payment to or recovery by the general treasurer of the funds.

History of Section.
P.L. 1983, ch. 328, § 1.