§ 14-1-19 Failure to obey summons.
Any parent, guardian, lawful custodian, or other person having the care and control of a child, who shall willfully refuse or neglect to appear in court in accordance with any summons served upon him or her may be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100) or be imprisoned not more than three (3) months.
(P.L. 1944, ch. 1441, § 20; G.L. 1956, § 14-1-19; P.L. 1982, ch. 55, § 1.)