§ 9-31-8. Defense of state employees Attorney general.
Except as provided in § 9-31-9, the attorney general shall, upon a written request of an employee or former employee of the state of Rhode Island, defend any action brought against the state employee or former state employee, on account of an act or omission that occurred within the scope of his or her employment with the state.
(P.L. 1979, ch. 259, § 1.)