TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-47
Weapons

SECTION 11-47-23


§ 11-47-23 False information in securing firearm or license.

No person shall, in purchasing or otherwise securing delivery of a shotgun, rifle, pistol, or revolver, or in applying for a license to carry it, give false information or offer false evidence of his or her identity. Violation of the provisions of this section may be punished by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1927, ch. 1025, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 404, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 11-47-17; G.L., § 11-47-23; P.L. 1959, ch. 75, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 37, § 2; P.L. 1990, ch. 300, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 455, § 3; P.L. 2013, ch. 464, § 3.)