Labor and Labor Relations
Temporary Disability Insurance — General Provisions
R.I. Gen. Laws § 28-39-23
§ 28-39-23. False representations to obtain benefits.
Whoever knowingly makes a false statement or representation to obtain or increase any benefit or other payment under chapters 39 — 41 of this title, either for himself or herself or for any other person, shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not less than twenty dollars ($20.00) nor more than fifty dollars ($50.00), or by imprisonment not longer than thirty (30) days, or by both that fine and imprisonment; and each false statement or representation shall constitute a separate and distinct offense.
History of Section.
P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, § 12; P.L. 1949, ch. 2176, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-39-23.