TITLE 17
Elections

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

SECTION 17-22-9


§ 17-22-9 Oath of members and assistants – Penalty for violations.

The members, secretary, and assistants of the state board shall be sworn to the faithful and impartial performance of their duties, and any member, secretary, or assistant who willfully neglects to perform the duties devolved upon him or her by this chapter at the times provided, or who makes any fraudulent count, tabulation, certificate, or statement, or in any way willfully performs his or her duties to defeat the obtaining of a correct count and tabulation of the votes cast, shall be guilty of a felony.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1901, ch. 825, § 18; G.L. 1909, ch. 19, § 18; G.L. 1923, ch. 18, § 18; P.L. 1930, ch. 1592, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 311, § 12; impl. am. P.L. 1941, ch. 1040, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 17-22-8; G.L. 1956, § 17-22-9; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 201, § 12.)