Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 37.3
Child Safe Zones

R.I. Gen. Laws 11-37.3-1

 11-37.3-1.  Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Employee" means an individual hired directly by the entity; a contractual employee of the entity; an individual hired by a third party who has contracted with the entity; an independent contractor of the entity; or a volunteer of the entity.

(2) "Child Safe Zone" means the following entities:

(i) Any private, municipal, county, or state fair or carnival;

(ii) Any children's arcade, amusement center having coin-or token-operated devices for entertainment, movie theatre, or facilities providing programs or services intended primarily for minors;

(iii) A public or nonpublic elementary or secondary school, child care facility, or public library:

(iv) Any place intended primarily for use by minors including, but not limited to, a playground, a children's play area, recreational or sport-related activity area, a swimming or wading pool, or a beach; and

(v) Any healthcare facility intended primarily for minors.

(3) "Minor" means a person under the age of eighteen (18) years old.

(4) "Offender" means a person who is, or is required to be, registered as a sex offender in this state or any other jurisdiction and whose victim was a minor.

History of Section.
P.L. 2014, ch. 506, 1.