Title 37
Public Property and Works

Chapter 13
Labor and Payment of Debts by Contractors

R.I. Gen. Laws § 37-13-12.4

§ 37-13-12.4. Penalty for violations.

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, any employer who shall violate or fail to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each separate offense, or by imprisonment of up to one year, or by both fine and imprisonment. Each day of failure to pay wages due an employee at the time specified in this chapter shall constitute a separate and distinct violation.

History of Section.
P.L. 1996, ch. 141, § 2; P.L. 2006, ch. 359, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 503, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 413, § 2; P.L. 2014, ch. 449, § 2.