Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 40
Temporary Disability Insurance — Contributions

R.I. Gen. Laws 28-40-3.3

 28-40-3.3.  Penalty for misappropriation.

Any employer and any officer, agent, servant, or employee of any corporate employer responsible for either the withholding or payment of contributions, who appropriates or converts the contributions withheld to his or her own use or to any use other than the payment of the contributions, to the extent that the money required to be withheld is not available for payment on the due date as prescribed in this chapter, shall upon conviction for each offense be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or be imprisoned for not exceeding one year, or shall be both fined and imprisoned, the fine and imprisonment to be in addition to any other penalty provided by this chapter.

History of Section.
P.L. 1985, ch. 497, 1.