Motor and Other Vehicles

Dealers', Manufacturers', and Rental Licenses

SECTION 31-5-19

§ 31-5-19. Sunday business permitted.

(a) Motor vehicle dealers shall be permitted to have open for the conduct of business any display room or outdoor display lot where motor vehicles are exhibited on the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday, between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

(b) "Business" as used in this section means the sale of or the attempt to sell motor vehicles. The storage alone of motor vehicles in open lots shall not be held to be displaying for sale purposes, or the use of dealer plates for transporting motor vehicles from one point to another shall not be considered to be for display or sale purposes.

(c) Any person or persons, partnership, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 7, § 12; P.L. 1952, ch. 2937, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 31-5-19; P.L. 2007, ch. 73, art. 29, § 1.)