Public Utilities and Carriers

Railroad Companies

SECTION 39-6-5

§ 39-6-5. Stockholders' access to books.

Every stockholder of any railroad corporation incorporated within this state may, at all reasonable times, examine the books, papers, and accounts of the corporation in which he or she is a stockholder; and if any clerk or other officer of any railroad corporation having the custody of the books, papers, and accounts of the corporation, shall refuse to permit any stockholder of the corporation to inspect the books, papers, and accounts thereof, the person so offending shall forfeit one hundred dollars ($100).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 187, § 39; G.L. 1909, ch. 215, § 43; G.L. 1923, ch. 251, § 34; G.L. 1938, ch. 124, § 34; G.L. 1956, § 39-6-5.)