TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-3
Employment of Women and Children

SECTION 28-3-20


§ 28-3-20 Penalty for violations generally.

Except as otherwise specifically provided, any person or corporation who: (1) employs a child under sixteen (16) years of age without the permit required by § 28-3-3, (2) makes a false statement in regard to any part required by the certificate, (3) violates any of the provisions of §§ 28-3-1 – 28-3-20, or suffers or permits any child to be employed in violation of their provisions, shall be fined five hundred dollars ($500) for each offense provided, however, that if a child employed in violation of the provisions of §§ 28-3-1 – 28-3-20 is injured or killed in the course of the employment, then the above fine may be increased to five thousand dollars ($5,000); and, provided further, however that this section does not apply to that portion of § 28-3-6 which fixes the penalty for the refusal to show to the inspector any certificate provided for in that section.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1943, ch. 1312, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 28-3-20; P.L. 1989, ch. 61, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 391, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 216, § 6.)