Rhode Island Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting

SECTION 17-25-13

§ 17-25-13. Penalties.

(a) Any person who willfully and knowingly violates the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) per violation.

(b) The state board may fine any person or entity who violates the provisions of this chapter in an amount not more than one hundred dollars ($100) per violation.

(c) Fines, fees and penalties imposed by the state board for violations of this chapter shall be paid for by the candidate, officeholder or entity against whose campaign the fines, fees or penalties have been levied. Fines, fees and penalties levied by the state board pursuant to this chapter shall not be paid for from contributions or funds available in a campaign account.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 298, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 21, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 176, § 2.)