§ 28-43-18. Civil action to recover contributions.
If any employer fails to make any payment of contributions or interest on them at the time and in the manner required by the regulations adopted as prescribed, the amount of contributions due shall be collected by civil action. All civil actions shall be instituted in the name of the director, and he or she shall be exempt from giving any surety for costs. Civil actions brought under this section to collect contributions or interest on them shall be heard by the court having jurisdiction at the earliest possible date, and shall be entitled to preference upon the calendar of the court over all other civil actions, except petitions for a judicial review under chapters 42 44 of this title.
(P.L. 1936, ch. 2333, § 14; P.L. 1937, ch. 2556, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 284, § 14; P.L. 1939, ch. 670, § 11; P.L. 1949, ch. 2175, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1953, ch. 3206, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-43-18; P.L. 1985, ch. 150, § 38.)