Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 16

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-16-7

§ 5-16-7. Penalty for violations.

Any person, and any official or agent of a corporation or association operating or maintaining a public laundry or making collections of articles to be washed or cleaned in a public laundry contrary to the provisions of this chapter, or who, in any way, interferes with any of the licensing authorities or their authorized agents in the inspection of any premises as prescribed in this chapter, or who operates or maintains any public laundry without a permit as prescribed in this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500), or by imprisonment for not more than ten (10) days, or by both the fine and imprisonment, and each day of that operation after due notice from the licensing authorities is deemed a separate offense.

History of Section.
P.L. 1928, ch. 1200, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 369, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 5-16-7.