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