Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 44
Employment Security — Benefits

R.I. Gen. Laws 28-44-58

 28-44-58.  Exemption of benefits from assignment or process.

Benefits which are due or may become due under chapters 42 — 44 of this title shall not be assigned, pledged, or encumbered before payment; and when awarded, adjudged, or paid, so long as they are not mingled with other funds of the recipient, shall be exempt from all claims of creditors, and from levy, execution, and attachment or other remedy now or subsequently provided for recovery or collection of debt, which exemption may not be waived.

History of Section.
P.L. 1936, ch. 2333, 13; P.L. 1937, ch. 2556, 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 284, 13; P.L. 1939, ch. 670, 10; P.L. 1949, ch. 2175, 1; G.L. 1956, 28-44-58.