Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 9

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-9-19

§ 12-9-19. Admission to bail.

Unless the offense with which the prisoner is charged is shown to be an offense punishable by death or life imprisonment under the laws of the state in which it was committed, a judge in this state may admit the person arrested to bail by bond, with sufficient sureties, and in any sum that the judge deems proper, conditioned for the person’s appearance before the judge at a time specified in the bond, but not later than thirty (30) days after the examination referred to in § 12-9-18, and for his or her surrender, to be arrested upon the warrant of the governor of this state.

History of Section.
P.L. 1947, ch. 1890, § 16; G.L. 1956, § 12-9-19.