TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-29
Fees

SECTION 9-29-1


§ 9-29-1 District court fees.

(a) Every district court shall be allowed the following fees, in full, to be taxed in the bill of costs in every civil action:

(1) (1) For the entry of every small claim . . . . . . . . . . $55.00.

(2) (2) For the entry of every other action . . . . . . . . . . $80.00.

(3) (3) For every writ of execution . . . . . . . . . . $20.00.

(b) In addition to the fees set forth herein, the district court shall apply a technology surcharge assessed in accordance with § 8-15-11.

(c) Provided, that five dollars ($5.00) of the fee for the entry of every action in subdivision (a)(1) or (a)(2) or writ in subdivision (a)(3) shall be forwarded to Rhode Island Legal Services.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 295, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 364, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 417, § 1; P.L. 1930, ch. 1517, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 633, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-29-1; P.L. 1960, ch. 72, § 1; P.L. 1961, ch. 89, § 1; P.L. 1971, ch. 147, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 304, § 1; P.L. 1979, ch. 304, § 1; P.L. 1982, ch. 118, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 129, art. 24, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 274, § 2; P.L. 1992, ch. 133, art. 6, § 2; P.L. 1994, ch. 70, art. 35, § 3; P.L. 1996, ch. 100, art. 43, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 212, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 300, § 3; P.L. 2009, ch. 5, art. 9, § 14; P.L. 2009, ch. 372, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 381, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 34, § 5; P.L. 2014, ch. 42, § 5.)