§ 11-9.1-13. Failure to take up warehouse receipt on delivery of goods.
A warehouse operator, or any officer, agent, or servant of a warehouse operator, who delivers goods out of the possession of the warehouse operator, knowing that a negotiable receipt the negotiation of which would transfer the right to the possession of the goods is outstanding and uncanceled, without obtaining the possession of the receipt at or before the time of the delivery, shall, except in the cases provided for in §§ 6A-7-210 and 6A-7-601, be found guilty of a crime, and upon conviction shall be punished for each offense by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.
(P.L. 1908, ch. 1549, § 54; G.L. 1909, ch. 270, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 315, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 468, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 6-25-55.)