§8-15-23. No inquiry shall be made concerning political or
religious opinions or affiliations of applicants,
No question in any form of application or in or during any
examination shall be so framed as to elicit information concerning
the political or religious opinions or affiliations of any
applicant; nor shall inquiry be made concerning such opinions or
affiliations; and all disclosures thereof shall be discountenanced.
No discrimination shall be exercised, threatened or promised by any
individual in a paid fire department against, or in favor of, an
applicant, eligible, or member of a paid fire department because of
his political or religious opinions or affiliations.