TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-47
Weapons

SECTION 11-47-47


§ 11-47-47 Display of weapons.

No person, firm, or corporation shall display in a place of business by means of a window display any pistol, revolver, or other firearm, as defined in § 11-47-2, or any dagger, dirk, bowie knife, stiletto, metal knuckles, or blackjack; provided, that dealers in sporting goods may include in a window display pistols or revolvers upon a permit issued by the chief of police or town sergeant of any city or town. Any person, firm, or corporation violating the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for the first offense and one hundred dollars ($100) for every subsequent offense.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1929, ch. 1380, §§ 1, 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 607, §§ 11, 12; G.L. 1956, § 11-47-37; G.L. 1956, § 11-47-47; P.L. 1959, ch. 75, § 1; P.L. 1975, ch. 278, § 1.)