§ 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.)