Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 4
Office of State Medical Examiners

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-4-12

§ 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.

History of Section.
P.L. 1973, ch. 169, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 400, § 1.