Commercial and Recreational Saltwater Fishing Licensing Regulations


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Title 250 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 90 Marine Fisheries
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 2 Commercial and Recreational Saltwater Fishing Licensing Regulations
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Inactive
Effective 01/01/2017 to 01/01/2017

Regulation Authority:

Chapter 42-17.1, Section 20-1-4, Section 20-2.1 and Public Laws Chapter 02- 047, in accordance with Chapter 42-35 of the Rhode Island General Laws of 1956, as amended.

Purpose and Reason:

Removal of terms and re-location to Part 1 - Definitions; Amendment of language regarding Restricted finfish endorsement exit/entry ratio such that now applies to all licenses rather than only active licenses (sections 6.1-10); amendments regarding the Issuance of New Licenses upon Sale of Vessel and Gear (section 6.7-7, 6.7-8); amendments regarding issuance of New Licenses and Operator Permits under Hardship Conditions (section 6.7); amendments regarding Activity Fishing and Actively Participating Standards (section 6.7-11); minor (non-regulatory) clarifications