Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 38
Automobile Body Repair Shops

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-38-10

§ 5-38-10. Grounds for denial, suspension, or revocation of licenses.

The department of business regulation may deny an application for license or suspend or revoke a license after it has been granted, for the following reasons:

(1) On proof of unfitness of the applicant to do business as an automobile body repair shop;

(2) For any misstatement by the applicant in his or her application for license;

(3) For any failure to comply with the provisions of this section or with any rule or regulation promulgated by the commission under § 5-38-5;

(4) For defrauding any customer;

(5) For dismantling any automobile without the written authorization of the owner of the automobile;

(6) For refusing to surrender any automobile to its owner upon tender of payment of the proper charges for towing, storage, and work done on that automobile;

(7) For having indulged in any unconscionable practice relating to the business as an automobile body repair shop;

(8) For willful failure to perform work as contracted for;

(9) For failure to comply with the safety standards of the industry;

(10) For the purchase of used vehicle parts from unlicensed entities; or

(11) For failure to comply with the requirements of § 5-38-30.

History of Section.
P.L. 1974, ch. 111, § 2; P.L. 1983, ch. 221, § 6; P.L. 1985, ch. 181, art. 13, § 2; P.L. 2006, ch. 43, § 1.