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§35-6-25  Advance of estimated costs of witnesses before grand jury. –

Published: 2015

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SECTION 35-6-25

   § 35-6-25  Advance of estimated costs of

witnesses before grand jury. –

At or before the summoning in of any grand jury in any county, and from time to

time during any session thereof, the deputy sheriff may estimate the amount of

money requisite for the payment of the witnesses, for the officers' fees for

summoning the witnesses, and for service of other criminal process in behalf of

the state at any session, and until a grand jury shall again be summoned in,

and, on the approval of an estimate by the attorney general, the state

controller may, at any time not more than three (3) days before the summoning

in of the grand jury, draw his or her order on the general treasurer in favor

of the deputy sheriff for the amount of the estimated fees, and the general

treasurer shall pay the order and charge fees to the account of the judicial

expenses of the state.

History of Section.

(G.L. 1896, ch. 34, § 19; C.P.A. 1905, § 1093; G.L. 1909, ch. 44,

§ 20; G.L. 1923, ch. 45, § 20; G.L. 1938, ch. 7, § 22; impl. am.

P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 65; G.L. 1956, § 35-6-25; P.L. 2012, ch. 324,

§ 70.)