2014 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 3-14 - Rhode Island Liquor Liability Act
Section 3-14-2 - Purposes.

RI Gen L § 3-14-2 (2014) What's This?

§ 3-14-2 Purposes. – (a) Primary legislative purpose. The primary legislative purpose of this chapter is to prevent intoxication-related injuries, deaths and other damages among Rhode Island's population.

(b) Secondary purposes. The secondary legislative purposes are:

(1) To establish a legal basis for obtaining compensation for those suffering damages as a result of intoxication related incidents in accordance with this chapter;

(2) To allocate the liability for payment of damages fairly among those responsible for the damages, which will encourage liquor liability insurance availability; and

(3) To encourage all servers of alcohol to exercise responsible serving practices.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1986, ch. 537, § 2.)

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Rhode Island may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.