§ 30-12-12. Penalty Surety for costs.
Any person found guilty of a misdemeanor as provided for in chapters 1 14 of this title shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500), or to confinement for not more than one year, or both. Any person making a complaint for the violation of the provisions of these chapters shall not be required to give surety for costs.
(P.L. 1956, ch. 3742, par. 222; G.L. 1956, § 30-12-12.)