Delinquent and Dependent Children

Proceedings in Family Court

SECTION 14-1-4

§ 14-1-4. Idleness or frequenting of disreputable places.

Every child who has completed sixteen (16) years of life and has not completed eighteen (18) years of life and who habitually spends his or her time in idleness without just and sufficient reason or cause, or in frequenting poolrooms, places where intoxicating liquors are sold, gambling places, or houses of ill repute, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor; and upon conviction shall be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500), or shall be imprisoned not exceeding one year.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1923, ch. 76, § 9; P.L. 1926, ch. 840, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 181, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 14-1-4.)