TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-41
Temporary Disability Insurance – Benefits

SECTION 28-41-14


§ 28-41-14 Disqualification by conviction of fraud.

(a) An individual who has been convicted by a court of competent jurisdiction of knowingly or fraudulently making a false statement, or knowingly or fraudulently misrepresenting a material fact, with intent to defraud the temporary disability insurance fund of any benefit or wrongfully to obtain or increase any benefit, either for himself or herself or for any other person, shall be disqualified from receiving benefits for a period of one year following that conviction.

(b) This disqualification shall be imposed by the director and shall be in addition to any criminal penalty which may be imposed under any other provision in chapters 39 – 41 of this title.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, § 6; P.L. 1953, ch. 3153, § 3; impl. am. P.L. 1953, ch. 3206, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-41-14.)