§ 40.1-5-19. False statements and representations.
Whoever knowingly makes a false statement or representation to the mental health advocate, his or her assistants or any employee of his or her office to obtain the legal services of the mental health advocate or one of his or her assistants under this chapter, either for him or herself or for any other person, shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than three hundred dollars ($300), or by imprisonment not longer than thirty (30) days, or both a fine and imprisonment; and each false statement or representation shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 119, § 1.)