TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-26
Bedding and Upholstered Furniture

SECTION 23-26-27


§ 23-26-27 Penalty for violations.

Any person who:

(1) Makes, remakes, renovates, sterilizes, prepares, sells, or offers for sale, exchange, or lease any article of bedding as defined by § 23-26-1, not properly tagged as required by this chapter; or

(2) Uses in the making, remaking, renovating, or preparing of the article of bedding or in preparing cotton or other material therefor which has been used as a mattress, pillow, or bedding in any public or private hospital, or which has been used by or about any person having an infectious or contagious disease, and which after such use has not been sterilized and approved for use, by the director of business regulation; or

(3) Counterfeits or imitates any stamp or permit issued under this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1940, ch. 820, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 23-26-27.)