Criminal Offenses

Hotels And Public Places

SECTION 11-24-7

§ 11-24-7. Discrimination against members of armed forces prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any common carrier, innkeeper, or proprietor or lessee of any place of public amusement or entertainment, or any agent, servant, or representative of any common carrier, innkeeper, proprietor, or lessee, to debar from the full and equal enjoyment of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, or privileges of any public conveyance on land or water, of any inn, or of any place of public amusement or entertainment, any person in the military, air, or naval service of the United States or of this state wearing the uniform prescribed for him or her at that time or place by law, regulation of the service, or custom, on account of his or her wearing the uniform, or being in the military service.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 283, § 31; P.L. 1908, ch. 1562, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 349, § 46; G.L. 1923, ch. 401, § 49; G.L. 1938, ch. 612, § 47; G.L. 1956, § 11-24-7.)