2014 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 11 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 11-29 - Mayhem
Section 11-29-1 - Penalty for mutilation or disabling.

RI Gen L § 11-29-1 (2014) What's This?

§ 11-29-1 Penalty for mutilation or disabling. – Every person who shall voluntarily, maliciously or of purpose put out an eye, slit the nose, ear, or lip, or cut off, bite off, or disable any limb or member of another, shall be imprisoned not exceeding twenty (20) years nor less than one year.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 277, § 6; G.L. 1909, ch. 343, § 6; G.L. 1923, ch. 395, § 6; G.L. 1938, ch. 606, § 6; G.L. 1956, § 11-29-1; P.L. 1990, ch. 84, § 1.)

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