§ 3-12-15 Fees in forfeiture proceedings.
There shall be allowed and paid to the officer who makes the seizure, for every seizure made under the foregoing provisions, the sum of five dollars ($5.00) with two dollars ($2.00) additional for every day after the first that the officer shall be necessarily employed in causing the beverages seized to be condemned, and ten cents (10¢) for every mile which he or she shall travel, together with any reasonable sum as the court may deem just for necessary expense incurred in providing storage for liquors seized, pending proceedings for condemnation; all which costs shall be taxed in the bill of costs, and the amount allowed by the court in which final judgment shall be rendered, to those officers, shall be paid on the order of the state controller out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Any fees paid to any state official shall be returned by him or her to the general treasurer to and for the use of the state.
(P.L. 1933, ch. 2013, § 63; G.L. 1938, ch. 172, § 11; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 65; G.L. 1956, § 3-12-15.)