Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 32
Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future

R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-32-28

§ 31-32-28. Recorded bond constitutes a lien.

The bond shall constitute a lien in favor of the state upon the real estate so scheduled of any surety, which lien shall exist in favor of any holder of a final judgment against the person who has filed the bond, for damages, including damages for care and loss of services, because of bodily injury to or death of any person, or for damages because of injury to or destruction of property, including the loss of use of it, resulting from the ownership, maintenance, use, or operation of a vehicle of a type subject to registration under the laws of this state after the bond was filed, upon the filing of notice to that effect by the division of motor vehicles in the office of the town clerk or recorder of deeds in the town or city where the real estate shall be located.

History of Section.
P.L. 1952, ch. 3002, § 24; G.L. 1956, § 31-32-44; P.L. 1962, ch. 204, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-32-28.