TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-2
General State Officers

SECTION 17-2-2


§ 17-2-2 Death or incapacity of governor elect.

When the governor elect dies, removes from the state, refuses to serve, becomes insane, or is otherwise incapacitated, the lieutenant governor elect shall be qualified as governor at the beginning of the term for which he or she was elected.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1901, ch. 826, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 14, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 13, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 320, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 17-1-3; G.L. 1956, § 17-2-2; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1.)