Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 7

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-7-8

§ 11-7-8. Accepting bribe to obtain preferential military treatment.

Any person obtaining anything of value from a spouse, parent, or other blood relative of any citizen of this state in the armed forces of the United States or subject to the Military Selective Service Act, 50 U.S.C. App. § 451 et seq., by claiming that he or she has obtained, can or will obtain for that citizen any exception, deferment, promotion, leave, furlough, preference, change of duty or place of service or the like, shall be guilty of a felony, and upon conviction shall be imprisoned not less than five (5) nor more than twenty-five (25) years.

History of Section.
G.L. 1938, ch. 612, § 58; P.L. 1943, ch. 1352, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 11-7-8.