TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-47
Weapons

SECTION 11-47-26


§ 11-47-26 Penalties for violations.

Unless otherwise specified, any violation of any provision of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, or both; provided, that a violation of any of the provisions of §§ 11-47-1 – 11-47-34 with relation to air rifle, air pistol, "blank gun," "BB gun," or other instrument other than a machine gun, shotgun, rifle, or pistol, from which steel or other metal projectiles are propelled, shall for the first offense be punished by a fine of not more than fifty dollars ($50.00) and for the second or any subsequent offense by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100), or by imprisonment for not more than thirty (30) days, or both; and provided, further, that the provisions of chapter 1 of title 14 shall apply in the case of any person under the age of eighteen (18) years.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1927, ch. 1052, § 14; P.L. 1929, ch. 1421, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 404, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 405, § 3; P.L. 1950, ch. 2452, § 3; G.L. 1956, §§ 11-47-20, 11-47-31; G.L. 1956, § 11-47-26; P.L. 1959, ch. 75, § 1.)