§ 5-24-4 Maintenance of good order
Drunkards, wastrels, and minors excluded.
Every person licensed pursuant to §§ 5-24-1 and 5-24-1.1 shall
maintain good order in the licensed building, and shall not suffer any person
in that licensed building to become intoxicated, nor shall he or she take in
pawn or pledge any article; neither shall he or she suffer that licensed
building to become frequented by any common drunkard or person addicted to the
intemperate use of spirituous or intoxicating liquors, or by any person who is
a disturber of the peace, or who is wasting his or her property or earnings and
means of supporting himself or herself and family, or by any person under
lawful age. Every person licensed pursuant to § 5-24-1 violating either of
the provisions of this section shall be deemed the keeper of a disorderly house
and shall be fined fifty dollars ($50.00), one-half ( 1/2) of that amount to
the use of the city or town in which the offense has been committed and
one-half ( 1/2) to the use of the state.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 101, §§ 5, 6; G.L. 1909, ch. 122, §§ 5, 6; G.L. 1923, ch. 126, §§ 5, 6; G.L. 1938, ch. 361, §§ 5, 6; G.L. 1956, § 5-24-4; P.L. 1996, ch. 57, § 2.)