TITLE 8
Courts and Civil Procedure–Courts

CHAPTER 8-5
Court Secretaries, Court Reporters, and Electronic Court Reporters

SECTION 8-5-4


§ 8-5-4 Court reporters and electronic court reporters – Supplies and preservation of notes and other materials.

All books, papers, recording media, and supplies necessary for use by court reporters and electronic court reporters shall be furnished by the state, and the notebooks used and notes and recordings taken by them shall be the property of the state and be deposited with the clerk of the court in Providence county; provided, the clerk shall not be required to preserve the notebooks and notes and recordings beyond the period of fifteen (15) years.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 70; P.L. 1907, ch. 1420, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 278, § 2; P.L. 1913, ch. 907, § 1; P.L. 1922, ch. 2162, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 328, § 3; P.L. 1929, ch. 1401, § 1; P.L. 1930, ch. 1541, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 503, § 3; P.L. 1946, ch. 1668, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 8-5-4; P.L. 1981, ch. 110, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 206, § 2.)