§ 19-26-1. Businesses subject to chapter.
Every person, partnership, or corporation, except a national bank or bank or trust company duly incorporated under the laws of this state, engaged in the business of loaning money on the security of a deposit of any personal property other than choses in action, whether or not a note or other evidence of indebtedness be given by the borrower, shall be deemed to be carrying on the business of a pawnbroker, within the meaning of this chapter, and shall be subject to all the provisions contained in this chapter.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 105, § 17; P.L. 1909, ch. 435, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 131, § 17; G.L. 1938, ch. 364, § 17; G.L. 1956, § 19-26-1.)