TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-32
Workers' Compensation – Report of Injuries

SECTION 28-32-2


§ 28-32-2 Penalty for failure to report.

(a) Any employer who refuses or neglects to make the reports required by the provisions of § 28-32-1 may be assessed a penalty of two hundred fifty dollars ($250) by the director for each refusal or neglect to make a report.

(b) The workers' compensation court shall have jurisdiction to enforce compliance with any order of the director made pursuant to this section. The director, in his or her discretion, may bring a civil action to collect all penalties assessed.

(c) All penalties collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the general fund.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 6, § 2; P.L. 1915, ch. 1268, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 6, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 6, § 2; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-32-2; P.L. 1988, ch. 229, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 256, § 3; P.L. 2001, ch. 355, § 3; P.L. 2014, ch. 78, § 4; P.L. 2014, ch. 87, § 4.)