§ 23-4-12. Compensation for recovery of body from water.
When services are rendered in bringing to land the dead body of a person found in any of the harbors, rivers, or waters of the state, compensation for services as he or she deemed reasonable may be allowed; but this privilege shall not entitle any person to compensation for services rendered in search for a dead body.
(P.L. 1973, ch. 169, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 400, § 1.)