Motor and Other Vehicles

Foreign Vehicles

SECTION 31-7-8

§ 31-7-8. Process fee as costs – Record of processes.

The fee of five dollars ($5.00) paid by the plaintiff to the administrator of the division of motor vehicles, or in the administrator's office, at the time of the service shall be taxed in the plaintiff's costs if he or she prevails in the suit. The administrator of the division of motor vehicles shall keep a record of all processes served on nonresidents which shall show the day and hour of service and pay to the general treasurer all fees so paid.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 3595, art. 5, § 2; art. 19, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-7-8; P.L. 1960, ch. 75, § 7.)