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Legal Statutes: Rhode Island

UPDATED May 25, 2017

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Chapter 28. Address Confidentiality for Victims of Domestic Violence

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The general assembly finds that persons attempting to escape from actual or threatened domestic violence frequently establish new addresses in order to prevent their assailants or probable assailants from finding them. The purpose of this chapter is to enable victims of domestic violence and members of their household to participate in the electoral process by providing address confidentiality.
P.L. 1999, ch. 339, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 106, § 1, eff. July 13, 2009; P.L. 2009, ch. 109, § 1, eff. July 13, 2009.