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Town of Westerly, RI
Washington County
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[Adopted 7-13-2009 by Ch. No. 1681]
For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
JUVENILE
Any child under the age of 18 years old.
MINOR
Any person under the age of 21 years old.
PARTY, GATHERING or EVENT
A group of persons who have assembled or are assembling for a social occasion or a social activity.
RESPONSIBLE PERSON
The person who owns, leases or otherwise has control of the premises where the party, or social activity, gathering, or event takes place. This provision shall not apply to a landlord.
No person under the age of 21 years shall have in his or her possession, or consume, any alcoholic beverage at any place except as permitted by RIGL 3-8-11.1(c).
It shall be unlawful for any responsible person to conduct, aid, allow, or otherwise permit a party at a residence where alcohol is being served to minors, except as permitted by RIGL 3-8-11.1(c).
A. 
Fines.
(1) 
A first violation of this article shall be punishable by a fine of $250.
(2) 
A second violation of this article by the same responsible person, within a twelve-month period, shall be punishable by a fine of $500.
(3) 
A third or subsequent violation of this article by the same responsible person, within a twelve-month period, shall be punishable by a fine of $1,000.