TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-19
Conduct of Election and Voting Equipment, and Supplies

SECTION 17-19-42


§ 17-19-42 Tampering with voting equipment.

Any person, not being an election or primary officer or person upon whom a duty is imposed by this chapter, who, while any voting equipment is being made ready for an election or primary, or is in use during an election or primary, tampers with, disarranges, defaces, injures, or impairs the voting equipment in any manner, or mutilates, injures, destroys, or disarranges any computer ballot, or any other appliance used in connection with the voting equipment, shall be guilty of a felony.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1935, ch. 2195, § 22; G.L. 1938, ch. 318, § 18; P.L. 1940, ch. 818, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1947, ch. 1886, §§ 36, 39; G.L. 1956, § 17-19-39; G.L. 1956, § 17-19-42; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 201, § 9; P.L. 1996, ch. 277, § 12; P.L. 1996, ch. 298, § 12.)