TITLE 42
State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-29
Sheriffs

SECTION 42-29-12


§ 42-29-12 Action on sheriff's bond.

Any person injured by the breach of the bond of any deputy sheriff may, after recovering judgment against the deputy sheriff, his or her executors, or administrators, in an action brought for the default, misfeasance, or nonfeasance of such deputy sheriff, cause a suit to be instituted upon the bond, as set out in § 42-29-11, at his or her own cost, in the name of the general treasurer, to his or her own use.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 197; G.L. 1909, ch. 282, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 332, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 493, § 10; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 42-29-12; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 1.)