TITLE 3
Alcoholic Beverages

CHAPTER 3-8
Regulation of Sales

SECTION 3-8-10


§ 3-8-10 Possession of beverage by underage persons.

Any person who has not reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday and has in his or her possession any beverage as defined in this title shall be fined one hundred fifty dollars ($150) to seven hundred fifty dollars ($750) for the first offense, three hundred dollars ($300) to seven hundred fifty dollars ($750) for the second offense, and four hundred fifty dollars ($450) to nine hundred fifty dollars ($950) for the third or subsequent offense. In addition, any person who violates this section shall be required to perform thirty (30) hours of community service and shall be subject to a minimum sixty (60) day suspension of his or her driver's license, and upon a second offense may be ordered to undergo a substance abuse assessment by a licensed substance abuse professional.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, § 3-8-10; P.L. 1962, ch. 199, § 1; P.L. 1980, ch. 142, § 3; P.L. 1984, ch. 191, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 280, § 1; P.L. 1986, ch. 364, § 2; P.L. 1988, ch. 181, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 261, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 340, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 129, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 200, § 1.)