§ 28-10-8. Penalty for use of gas.
(a) Any person violating any of the provisions of § 28-10-7 shall be liable for and required to pay a civil penalty in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500) for each and every offense. The civil penalty may be assessed in an action brought on behalf of the state in any court of competent jurisdiction.
(b) Each individual on whom tear gas, brombenzylcyanide, or any other gas is used which would affect respiratory organs shall be considered a separate offense for the purpose of this section.
(P.L. 1938, ch. 2619, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 299, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 28-10-8; P.L. 1986, ch. 198, § 16; P.L. 1991, ch. 219, § 1.)