Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 57
Burglar and Hold-Up Alarm Businesses

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-57-23

§ 5-57-23. Application, license, replacement, and renewal fees.

(a) A nonrefundable application fee of one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125) shall be remitted with each application to cover investigation and administrative costs.

(b) The licensing authority shall promulgate rules and regulations mandating the term of license for each license issued pursuant to this chapter; no license shall remain in force for a period in excess of three (3) years.

(c) Any fee for the initial issuance of a license or for the renewal of a license shall be determined by multiplying the per-annum fee by the term of years of the license. The entire fee for the total term of licensure shall be paid prior to issuing the initial license or renewal.

(d) The per-annum fee for the initial issuance of a license shall be one hundred dollars ($100) which shall be remitted with the application, but shall be refunded if the application of the alarm business is denied or withdrawn before approved.

(e)(1) The licensee shall submit a completed renewal application form not later than thirty (30) days before the expiration of the license with a fifty dollar ($50.00) nonrefundable administrative fee to cover the cost of processing the renewal application.

(2) The per-annum fee for renewal shall be one hundred dollars ($100). If the renewal application of the licensee is denied, the annual fee will be refunded.

(f) All fees shall be paid into the general fund.

(g) There shall be a ten dollar ($10.00) charge for the issuance of a duplicate license to replace a lost, damaged original, or renewal license. Fees for the replacement license shall be paid into the general fund.

History of Section.
P.L. 1977, ch. 248, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 119, § 1; P.L. 1979, ch. 219, §§ 1, 2; P.L. 1987, ch. 184, § 9; P.L. 2004, ch. 595, art. 30, § 7.