Health and Safety
Elevators, Escalators, and Dumbwaiters
R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-33-27
§ 23-33-27. Fine for noncompliance.
The lessee or owner or owners of any building, or, in case the lessee or owner, or any of them, be non compos mentis or a minor, the guardian of any such lessee or owner, or in case the lessee or owner, or any of them, be a nonresident, the agent of any such lessee or owner, having charge of the property, who shall neglect or fail to comply with the provisions of this chapter shall be fined in accordance with the provisions of § 22-33-20 for each day that an elevator or other device shall be used or operated in the building contrary to the provisions of this chapter. In case there shall be several such lessees or owners or agents in charge of any building in which an elevator or other device shall be used or operated contrary to the provisions of this chapter proceedings may be had against any or all of them jointly, or against any one of them, for the recovery of the fine.
History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 108, § 16; P.L. 1901, ch. 921, § 1; P.L. 1902, ch. 973, § 2; C.P.A. 1905, § 1121; G.L. 1909, ch. 129, § 16; P.L. 1910, ch. 549, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 171, § 16; G.L. 1938, ch. 356, § 16; G.L. 1956, § 23-33-27; P.L. 1994, ch. 181, § 1.