No person, corporation, partnership, or association shall cause to be or shall distribute flyers on motor vehicles on private commercial property. Flyers shall mean commercial advertising literature which shall include, but not be limited to, advertisement of products or services, whether free or not; notices of events of any type; solicitation of funds, services, signatures or assistance of any causes; etc. Violators of this section shall be fined two hundred dollars ($200), the proceeds of which shall go to the OSCAR fund.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 366, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 37-15-18
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
- Person: means any natural person, political subdivision, government agency, public or private corporation, partnership, joint venture, association, firm, individual proprietorship, or other entity whatsoever. See Rhode Island General Laws 37-15-3