Any person who is convicted of a violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, or a fine of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) per offense, or both.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 558, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 11-52.1-4
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6