Rhode Island General Laws Title 11. Criminal Offenses § 11-18-33. Defrauding the administration of a drug or alcohol test

(a) As used in this section, “defraud the administration of a drug or alcohol test” means to submit a substance that purports to be from a person other than its actual source, or purports to have been excreted or collected at a time other than when it was actually excreted or collected, or to otherwise engage in conduct intended to produce a false or misleading outcome of a test for the presence of alcohol or a chemical, drug or controlled dangerous substance, or metabolite of a drug or controlled dangerous substance, in the human body.  It shall specifically include, but not be limited to, the furnishing of urine with the purpose that the urine be submitted for urinalysis as a true specimen of a person.

(b) Any person who offers for sale or rental, or who manufactures, markets, sells, transfers or gives to any person, any instrument or tool, devise or substance adapted, designed or commonly used to defraud the administration of a drug or alcohol test with the intent to defraud the administration, is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to imprisonment for up to one year and a fine of one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.

(c) Any person who knowingly defrauds the administration of a drug or alcohol test that is administered as a condition of monitoring a person on bail, in custody or on parole, probation or pretrial intervention, or any other form of supervision administered in connection with a criminal offense or juvenile delinquency matter, is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to imprisonment for up to one year and a fine of one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.


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