TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-22
Shows and Exhibitions

SECTION 5-22-8


§ 5-22-8 Performances and movies after 1 P.M. on Sunday.

The bureau of licenses of the city of Providence, the police commissioners of the city of Woonsocket, the town councils of the towns of Burrillville and West Warwick and the city council or other licensing board of the cities of Central Falls, Cranston, Pawtucket and Newport may authorize the performance for pay or profit of vocal, instrumental, or orchestral entertainments and lectures of an instructive character, plays, or legitimate theater performances, and vaudeville performances of juggling and stage dancing having the approval of the licensing body of the city or town where those performances are given, and moving picture exhibitions, consisting of any pictures that have the approval of the national board of review and the licensing body of the city or town where those pictures are to be shown, on the first day of the week after the hour of one o'clock (1:00) P.M., but the license does not authorize the vending or serving of any foods or refreshments of any kind or nature on the first day of the week.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1923, ch. 129, § 2; P.L. 1926, ch. 791, § 1; P.L. 1928, ch. 1154, § 1; P.L. 1928, ch. 1160, § 1; P.L. 1930, ch. 1528, § 1; P.L. 1932, ch. 1876, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 362, § 2; P.L. 1940, ch. 894, § 1; P.L. 1942, ch. 1131, § 1; P.L. 1943, ch. 1286, § 1; P.L. 1946, ch. 1691, § 1; P.L. 1946, ch. 1692, § 1; P.L. 1948, ch. 1999, § 1; P.L. 1948, ch. 2125, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 5-22-8; P.L. 1964, ch. 182, § 1.)