Any person who violates any rule, regulation, or order of the department of environmental management relating to drowning prevention, lifesaving, first aid and safety personnel and equipment at any camp, camp ground, bathhouse, bathing resort, beachside hotel or boarding house, beachside parking area, swimming pool, other beach and swimming area, surfing areas, amusement park, and skiing area serving the general public by fee, membership, or invitation shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and for each offense shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500).
(P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 114; P.L. 1954, ch. 3343, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-23-4; P.L. 1967, ch. 166, § 1; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 23-22.5-4
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6