Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 3
Solemnization of Marriages

R.I. Gen. Laws 15-3-11



 15-3-11.  Knowingly performing bigamous marriage.

Every person authorized by law to join persons in marriage, who joins in marriage any woman or man that he or she knows to have a husband or wife living, shall be imprisoned not exceeding six (6) months or fined not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000).

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 191, 21; P.L. 1898, ch. 549, 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 243, 21; G.L. 1923, ch. 287, 21; G.L. 1938, ch. 415, 21; G.L. 1956, 15-3-11.