2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 4 - Animals and Animal Husbandry
Chapter 4-1 - Cruelty to Animals
Section 4-1-20 - Duty of police officers - Fines paid to society for prevention of cruelty to animals.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 4-1-20 (2017)

§ 4-1-20. Duty of police officers - Fines paid to society for prevention of cruelty to animals.

Any deputy sheriff, town constable, or police officer shall prosecute all violations of this chapter that come to his or her knowledge and all fines and forfeitures resulting from the complaint of any officer or agent of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals under this chapter, shall enure and be paid over to the society in aid of the benevolent objects for which it was incorporated.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 114, § 8; G.L., ch. 283, § 15, as enacted by P.L. 1901, ch. 848, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 138, § 8; ch. 349, § 19; G.L. 1923, ch. 141, § 8; ch. 401, § 19; G.L. 1938, ch. 612, § 19; ch. 640, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 4-1-20; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 10; P.L. 2015, ch. 260, § 2; P.L. 2015, ch. 275, § 2.)

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