Title 17

Chapter 23
Election Offenses

R.I. Gen. Laws 17-23-11

 17-23-11.  Limitation of prosecutions — Payment to complainant.

All prosecutions for offenses against the provisions of this chapter shall commence within one year after the offenses have been committed, and not afterwards. And upon the presentation of a certificate of the clerk of any court of the final conviction in the court of any person under the provisions of this chapter, the state controller is authorized and directed to draw his or her order on the general treasurer for the sum of fifty dollars ($50), and deliver the sum to the person complainant in the prosecution.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 14, 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 20, 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 19, 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 325, 11; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, 65; G.L. 1956, 17-23-11; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, 1.