Criminal Procedure

Jurisdiction and Venue of Offenses

SECTION 12-3-10

§ 12-3-10. Enumeration of statutes of limitation.

The following compilation of statutes of limitation for criminal offenses is set forth as an aid to the public and is not intended to replace the specific statutes referred to in this section. The omission of any statute of limitation from this list shall in no way affect the validity of the statute.

Section Offense Period of Limitations
4-4-26 Offenses relat 30 days
ing to diseased
11-13-2 Prosecution of 30 days
illegal sale,
use or posses
sion of fire
11-47-53 Prosecution 30 days
for firing
weapons or
carrying loaded
weapons in vehi
12-12-17 Minor criminal 3 years
offenses; time
for indictment
or information
12-12-18 New indictment 1 year
or information
to replace one
stolen, lost
or destroyed
17-23-11 Prosecution of 1 year
election law
28-39-32 Temporary dis 5 years
ability insur
ance act offenses
30-13-46(a) Prosecution No limit
for desertion,
AWOL during
war, aiding
the enemy or
mutiny under
the Rhode Island
Code of Military
30-13-46(b) Prosecution 3 years
for desertion
in peacetime
or perjury
under the Rhode
Island Code of
Military Justice
30-13-46(c) Prosecution 2 years
for summary
offenses under
the Rhode Island
Code of Military
31-23.2-8 To enforce lia 6 months
bility for tam
pering with
46-7-4 Proceedings 6 months
for forfeitures
for wrongfully
making fast a
vessel to a
stake or buoy,
or damaging
same, in the
Pawtucket River,
Warren River
or upper
Bay, or to mark
ers or beacons
in other areas

History of Section.
(P.L. 1982, ch. 388, § 1.)