§ 42-61.1-1 Definitions
§ 42-61.1-2 Representation of having won a prize, gift or any item of value
§ 42-61.1-3 Representation of eligibility to win or to receive a prize, gift, or item of value
§ 42-61.1-4 Representation of being specially selected
§ 42-61.1-5 Simulation of checks and invoices
§ 42-61.1-6 Conditions for handling charge and shipping charges
§ 42-61.1-7 Action to enforce the provisions of this chapter
§ 42-61.1-8 Enforcement penalties
§ 42-61.1-9 Exemptions

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 42-61.1 - Prizes and Gift Act

  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Handling charge: means any charge, fee, or sum of money which is paid by a consumer to receive a prize, gift, or any item of value including, but not limited to, promotional fees, redemption fees, registration fees, or delivery costs. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-61.1-1
  • in writing: include printing, engraving, lithographing, and photo-lithographing, and all other representations of words in letters of the usual form. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-16
  • item: means any item or service with monetary value. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-61.1-1
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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, corporation, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Rhode Island General Laws 42-61.1-1