§52-1-24. Penalties for failure to perform jury service.
A person summoned for jury service who fails to appear or to
complete jury service as directed shall be ordered by the court to
appear forthwith and show cause for failure to comply with the
summons. If the person fails to show good cause for noncompliance
with the summons, the person is guilty of civil contempt and, shall
be fined not more than one thousand dollars.