§ 45-6-10 Registration of vending machines. (a) Every city or town, may, by ordinance require each person, corporation, partnership or other business operating a vending machine service for profit, prior to transacting or conducting business from any site within a city or town, to obtain without charge a registration certificate stating the name under which the person, corporation, partnership or other business organization is conducted or transacted and its business address.
(b) Any vending machine ordinance may require the person, corporation, partnership or other business organization on a quarterly basis to provide the city or town with a list of each site within the city or town where a vending machine operates and the number of machines operating on each site.
The list is confidential and not subject to disclosure. Any person who discloses the information contained in the list shall be fined the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000).
(c) No ordinance passed under this section shall take effect until sixty (60) days after its final passage.
(d) Any person, corporation, partnership or other business
organization carrying on, conducting, or transacting business as provided in
this section who fails to comply with the provisions of any vending machine
ordinance may be fined not exceeding seven hundred fifty dollars ($750) per
machine in violation of subsection (b) or one thousand dollars ($1,000) in
violation of subsection (a).
(P.L. 1992, ch. 344, § 1.)