TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-22
Tabulation and Certification of Returns by State Board

SECTION 17-22-3


§ 17-22-3 Deputy sheriffs attending sessions – Disturbance of proceedings.

The sheriff of Providence County shall assign as many of the sheriff's deputies as the state board may request to attend upon the board during its sessions to preserve order. The orders of the presiding officer of the board at the meetings shall be obeyed by the deputies, and they shall, at the direction of the presiding officer, remove from the room where any session is being held any person not a member of the board. Any person who disturbs or interferes with the proceedings of any session shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1901, ch. 825, § 7; G.L. 1909, ch. 19, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 18, § 7; P.L. 1930, ch. 1592, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 311, § 6; impl. am. P.L. 1941, ch. 1040, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 17-22-3; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 201, § 12.)