§ 11-37.1-1 Short title
§ 11-37.1-2 Definitions
§ 11-37.1-2 v2 Definitions
§ 11-37.1-3 Registration required — Persons covered
§ 11-37.1-3 v2 Registration required — Persons covered
§ 11-37.1-4 Duration of registration — Frequency of registration
§ 11-37.1-4 v2 Duration of registration — Frequency of registration
§ 11-37.1-5 Registration requirement upon release, parole, or probation
§ 11-37.1-5 v2 Registration requirement upon release, parole, or probation
§ 11-37.1-6 Community notification
§ 11-37.1-6 v2 Community notification
§ 11-37.1-7 Transfer of information to designated state law enforcement agency and the FBI
§ 11-37.1-7 v2 Transfer of information to designated state law enforcement agency
§ 11-37.1-8 Verification of address
§ 11-37.1-8 v2 Verification of address
§ 11-37.1-9 Notification of local law enforcement agencies of changes in address
§ 11-37.1-9 v2 Notification of local law enforcement agencies of changes in address
§ 11-37.1-10 Penalties
§ 11-37.1-10 v2 Penalties
§ 11-37.1-11 Release of information
§ 11-37.1-11 v2 Release of information
§ 11-37.1-12 Rules and regulations for community notification
§ 11-37.1-12 v2 Rules and regulations for community notification
§ 11-37.1-13 Notification procedures for tiers two (2) and three (3)
§ 11-37.1-14 Preliminary proceedings on objection to community notification — Procedures
§ 11-37.1-15 Application hearing procedures
§ 11-37.1-16 Application review — Burden of production and persuasion
§ 11-37.1-17 Immunity for good faith conduct
§ 11-37.1-18 Continuation of prior duty to register
§ 11-37.1-19 Severability
§ 11-37.1-20 Remand to sex offender board of review
§ 11-37.1-21 Duty of shelters and homeless shelters to notify law enforcement of the presence of sex offenders

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 11-37.1

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • in writing: include printing, engraving, lithographing, and photo-lithographing, and all other representations of words in letters of the usual form. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-16
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • town: may be construed to include city; the words "town council" include city council; the words "town clerk" include city clerk; the words "ward clerk" include clerk of election district; the words "town treasurer" include city treasurer; and the words "town sergeant" include city sergeant. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-9
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: include the several states and the territories of the United States. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-8