TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-19
Compulsory Attendance [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-19-5


§ 16-19-5 Inspection and reports of places of employment of minors – Work certificates.

Truant officers and industrial inspectors may visit any places or establishments where minor children are employed to ascertain whether the provisions of this chapter are duly complied with, and may as often as twice in every year demand from all employers of minor children a report containing the names of all children who have not completed sixteen (16) years of life that are employed by them, the report to give the names, ages, and residences of all these children; and all employers of children under sixteen (16) years of age shall produce for the inspection of truant officers and industrial inspectors the permits to work prescribed by chapter 3 of title 28; and for any refusal to make reports provided for in this section, or for any refusal to produce the permits to work provided for in this section, any employer of children shall be fined not exceeding ten dollars ($10.00).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 64, §§ 7-9; P.L. 1902, ch. 1009, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 72, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 76, § 3; P.L. 1936, ch. 2360, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 181, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 16-19-5.)