§ 23-28.2-24. Burn injury reporting law.
(a) Every case of a burn injury or wound, where the victim sustained second or third degree burns to five percent (5%) or more of the body and/or any burns to the upper-respiratory tract or laryngeal edema due to the inhalation of super-heated air, and every case of a burn injury or wound which is likely to or may result in death, shall be reported at once to the office of the state fire marshal. The state fire marshal shall accept the report and notify the proper investigatory agency. A written report shall also be provided to the office of the state fire marshal within ten (10) days after a request from that office. The report shall be made by (1) the physician attending or treating the case; or (2) the manager, superintendent or other person in charge, whenever the case is treated in a hospital, sanitarium, institution, or other medical facility.
(b) Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100).
§ 11-47-48. Report of gunshot wounds.
Every physician attending or treating a case of bullet wound, gunshot wound, powder burn, or any other injury arising from or caused by the discharge of a gun, pistol, or other firearm, or whenever any case is treated in a hospital, sanitarium, dispensary, or other institution the person in charge of it, shall report the case at once to the police authorities of the town or city where the physician, hospital, sanitarium, dispensary or institution is located. This section shall not apply to wounds, burns, or injuries received by any member of the armed forces of the United States or of this state while engaged in the actual performance of duty. Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100).