TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-24
Hotels And Public Places

SECTION 11-24-8


§ 11-24-8 Civil action for discrimination against armed forces.

Any person who is debarred from the enjoyment, contrary to the provision of § 11-24-7, shall be entitled to recover, in a civil action, from any corporation, association, or person guilty of the violation, his or her actual damages and one hundred dollars ($100) in addition, and evidence that the person debarred was at the time sober, orderly, and able and willing to pay for enjoyment in accordance with the rates fixed therefor for civilians shall be prima facie evidence in an action that he or she was debarred on account of his or her wearing the uniform or being in the military service.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 283, § 32; P.L. 1908, ch. 1562, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 349, § 47; G.L. 1923, ch. 401, § 50; G.L. 1938, ch. 612, § 48; G.L. 1956, § 11-24-8.)