Forgery and Counterfeiting
§ 11-17-2 Forgery, counterfeiting, or
alteration of state debt certificate or bank bill or note.
Every person who shall falsely make, forge, counterfeit, or falsely alter any
note, certificate, or other security, in imitation of and purporting to be a
note, certificate, or other security, which has been or hereafter may be issued
for any debt of this state, or any bank bill or note in imitation of or
purporting to be a bank bill which has been or hereafter may be issued by any
corporation which is or hereafter may be established as a bank, in this state
or elsewhere, shall be imprisoned not exceeding ten (10) years nor less than
two (2) years.
History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 280, § 2; G.L. 1909, ch. 346, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch.
398, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 609, § 2; G.L. 1956, §