TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-29
Workers' Compensation – General Provisions

SECTION 28-29-5


§ 28-29-5 Employers exempt.

The provisions of chapters 29 – 38 of this title shall not apply to employers of employees engaged in domestic service or subject to the provisions of § 28-29-7.2 or agriculture, except for employers engaged in occupations which the director declares hazardous, but employers not engaged in hazardous occupations may, by complying with the provisions of § 28-29-8, become subject to the provisions of those chapters.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 1, §§ 2, 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 1, §§ 2, 3; P.L. 1926, ch. 764, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 1, § 2; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-29-5; P.L. 1985, ch. 365, § 4; P.L. 1997, ch. 155, § 2; P.L. 1998, ch. 32, § 1.)