§ 6-11.1-1 License required — “Person” defined
§ 6-11.1-2 Application for license — Annual fee — Attorney general to promulgate rules and regulations
§ 6-11.1-3 Identification and authority of seller — Posting of prices — Weighing
§ 6-11.1-4 Record of transactions required — Reports to police
§ 6-11.1-5 Fourteen-day holding period — Recovery of stolen property — Return to rightful owner
§ 6-11.1-6 Persons injured by violations of chapter — Damages and costs
§ 6-11.1-7 Penalties
§ 6-11.1-8 Rules and regulations
§ 6-11.1-9 Refusal to issue license
§ 6-11.1-10 Suspension, revocation, and nonrenewal of license
§ 6-11.1-11 Hearings
§ 6-11.1-12 Appeals
§ 6-11.1-13 Disqualifying criminal records — Employees or agents of licensee
§ 6-11.1-14 Severability

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 6-11.1

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: includes affirmation; the word "sworn" includes affirmed; and the word "engaged" includes either sworn or affirmed. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-11
  • 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: when used in this chapter, shall include individuals, partnerships, associations, and corporations. See Rhode Island General Laws 6-11.1-1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • town: may be construed to include city; the words "town council" include city council; the words "town clerk" include city clerk; the words "ward clerk" include clerk of election district; the words "town treasurer" include city treasurer; and the words "town sergeant" include city sergeant. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-9
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.