§31-27-13  Nature Of Offenses – Penalty. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE31/31-27/31-27-13.HTM
Published: 2015

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now
TITLE 31

Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-27

Motor Vehicle Offenses

SECTION 31-27-13



   § 31-27-13  Nature of offenses –

Penalty. –

(a) It is a civil violation for any person to violate any of the provisions of

chapters 1 – 27 or chapter 34 of this title, unless the violation is by

these chapters or other law of this state declared to be a felony or a

misdemeanor, or unless the offense is punishable by a fine of more than five

hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment.



   (b) Unless another penalty is provided by chapters 1 –

27 or chapter 34 of this title, or by the laws of this state, every person

convicted of a civil violation of the chapters shall be punished by a fine of

not more than five hundred dollars ($500).



   (c) Unless another penalty is provided by chapters 1 –

27 or chapter 34 of this title or by the laws of this state, every person

convicted of a misdemeanor violation of these chapters shall be punished by a

fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500), or by imprisonment for not

more than one year, or by both fine and imprisonment.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 17, § 8; art. 37, § 1; G.L. 1956, §

31-27-13; P.L. 1999, ch. 218, art. 6, § 14; P.L. 2002, ch. 58, §

6.)