Abused and Neglected Children
R.I. Gen. Laws § 40-11-3.2
§ 40-11-3.2. False reporting of child abuse and neglect.
Any person who knowingly and willfully makes, or causes to be made, to the department a false report of child abuse or neglect shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
History of Section.
P.L. 1996, ch. 156, § 1.