Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 9

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-9-28

§ 12-9-28. Affidavits and documents to support application.

The application shall be verified by affidavit, shall be executed in duplicate, and shall be accompanied by two (2) certified copies of the indictment returned, or information and affidavit filed, or of the complaint made of the judge, stating the offense with which the accused is charged, or of the judgment of conviction, or of the sentence. The attorney general, the director of corrections, or the warden may also attach any further affidavits and other documents in duplicate that he or she shall deem proper to be submitted with the application. One copy of the application, with the action of the governor indicated by endorsement on it, and one of the certified copies of the indictment, complaint, information, and affidavits, or of the judgment of conviction, or of the sentence shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state to remain on record in that office. The other copies of all papers shall be forwarded with the governor’s requisition.

History of Section.
P.L. 1947, ch. 1890, § 23; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2724, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 12-9-28.