TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-9
Jury Lists

SECTION 9-9-3


§ 9-9-3 Persons exempt from service.

The following persons shall be exempted from serving as jurors, unless such persons shall waive their exemption, namely: the members of congress from the state of Rhode Island, the general officers of the state, the members and officers of the general assembly during their tenure of office irrespective of whether the general assembly is in session or not, the jury commissioner and his or her assistants, the justices of the state and United States courts, clerks of those courts, practicing attorneys-at-law, correctional officers, deputy sheriffs, probation and parole officers, members of any paid police force of the state or of any city or town, members of any paid fire department of any city or town, and members of the armed services on active duty.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1920, ch. 1948, § 3; P.L. 1922, ch. 2217, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 329, § 3; P.L. 1923, ch. 450, § 1; P.L. 1926, ch. 797, § 2; P.L. 1929, ch. 1431, § 1; P.L. 1930, ch. 1516, § 1; P.L. 1930, ch. 1601, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 506, § 3; P.L. 1939, ch. 700, § 1; P.L. 1950, ch. 2450, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-9-3; R.P.L. 1957, ch. 124, § 1; P.L. 1968, ch. 102, § 1; P.L. 1974, ch. 116, § 1; P.L. 1980, ch. 242, § 2; P.L. 1985, ch. 96, § 1; P.L. 2010, ch. 62, § 1; P.L. 2010, ch. 74, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 17.)