Military Affairs and Defense

Veterans' Organizations

SECTION 30-27-3

§ 30-27-3. Emblems and insignia of Italian American organization.

Any person who willfully wears, sells, or manufactures or attaches to any motor vehicle, the insignia, emblem, or design of the Italian American war veterans of the United States, incorporated; or uses the insignia, emblem, or design, or the name of the organization by falsely representing himself or herself to be a member, officer, or director thereof in good standing, to obtain, or attempt to obtain, aid or assistance within the state; or willfully uses the name of the organization, or the titles of its officers or directors, or uses its insignia, emblems, or designs, or the forms or patterns thereof, or its ritual or ceremonies; unless entitled to use, wear, sell, manufacture, or attach those emblems and insignia under the constitution, bylaws, rules, or regulations of the organization, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. Any person found guilty of violating the provisions of this section shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars ($100).

History of Section.
(P.L. 1951, ch. 2803, §§ 1, 2; G.L. 1956, § 30-27-3; P.L. 1960, ch. 17, § 1.)