Definitions and General Provisions


Title 250 Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 90 Marine Fisheries
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 1 Definitions and General Provisions
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Proposed
Filing Notice Date 10/23/2023
Filing Hearing Date(s) 11/06/2023
Public Comment Dates 10/23/2023 to 11/22/2023

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws Title 20
R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 42.17.1
and 42-17.7
and in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 42-35
Administrative Procedures Act

Purpose and Reason:

1.  Amendments to section 1.8 “Possession Limit and Vessel Operating Compliance” to clarify possession limits authorized per specified time period

2.  Amendments to section 1.9 “Transiting” to clarify rule and update section consistent with federal rules

3.  Amendments to section 1.13 "Shellfish and Marine Life Management Areas" to revise for locational language and add table of the Management Areas Landmark locations including links of landmarks to google maps


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