Section 15-23-63

Prosecuting attorney required to notify victim of charges and proceedings; request for notice.

(a) Upon written request of the victim, the prosecuting attorney shall notify the victim of all charges filed against the defendant, criminal proceedings, except initial appearances, as soon as practicable, including any changes that may occur.

(b) The victim shall provide to and maintain with the office of the prosecuting attorney a request for notice on a form provided by the agency. The form shall include the telephone number and address of the victim. If the victim fails to keep this information current, his or her request for notice shall be considered withdrawn and void. Except as otherwise provided, all notices provided to a victim pursuant to this article shall be on forms developed and produced for the appropriate government agency or office.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-583, p. 1234, §4.)