Labor and Labor Relations

Temporary Disability Insurance – General Provisions

SECTION 28-39-23

§ 28-39-23. False representations to obtain benefits.

Whoever knowingly makes a false statement or representation to obtain or increase any benefit or other payment under chapters 39 – 41 of this title, either for himself or herself or for any other person, shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not less than twenty dollars ($20.00) nor more than fifty dollars ($50.00), or by imprisonment not longer than thirty (30) days, or by both that fine and imprisonment; and each false statement or representation shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, § 12; P.L. 1949, ch. 2176, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-39-23.)