TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-31
Obscene and Objectionable Publications and Shows

SECTION 11-31-12


§ 11-31-12 Penalty for making receipt of obscene publications a condition to delivery of other publications.

(a) Any person, firm, corporation, or association who shall as a condition to a sale, allocation, consignment, or delivery for resale of any book, periodical, publication, pamphlet, magazine, ballad, printed paper, print, photograph, or any other thing require that the purchaser or consignee receive for resale any other book, periodical, publication, pamphlet, magazine, ballad, printed paper, print, picture, photograph, or other thing which is obscene or shall deny or threaten to deny any franchise or impose or threaten to impose any penalty financial or otherwise, by reason of the failure of any person to accept the book, periodical, publication, pamphlet, magazine, ballad, printed paper, print, picture, photograph, or other thing, or by reason of the return of it, shall be imprisoned for a term not to exceed two (2) years or shall pay a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) nor less than one hundred dollars ($100).

(b) For the purpose of this section, "obscene" has the same meaning as defined in § 11-31-1.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1959, ch. 86, § 2; P.L. 1966, ch. 259, § 2; P.L. 1978, ch. 218, § 3; P.L. 1979, ch. 406, § 1.)