§3-9-11. Failure to make returns; penalties.
Any election officer who shall wilfully fail, neglect or
refuse to prepare and return certificates of the result of the
election in the manner provided, within twelve hours after the
completion of the count, tabulation and declaration of the results,
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, fined not
more than one thousand dollars, or confined in the county jail for
not more than one year, or both, in the discretion of the court.