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250-RICR-90-00-3 PROPOSED RULE

Title 250 Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 90 Marine Fisheries
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 3 Finfish
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Proposed View Active Rule
Filing Notice Date 01/22/2021
Filing Hearing Date(s) 02/08/2021
Public Comment Dates 01/22/2021 to 02/21/2021

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws Title 20, R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 42-17.1, 42-17.6, and 42-17.7, and in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 42-35-18(b)(5), Administrative Procedures Act, as amended

Purpose and Reason :

 

1.      Recreational black sea bass management (section 3.7.1):  No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

2.      Recreational scup (section 3.8.1):  No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

3.      Recreational striped bass management (section 3.9.1):  No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

4.      Commercial striped bass general category management (section 3.9.2(A)):  Four (4) options have been noticed and are shown in the proposed rule.

5.      Commercial striped bass floating fish trap management (section 3.9.2(B)):  No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

6.      Recreational summer flounder management (section 3.10.1):  No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

7.      Recreational tautog management (section 3.11.1):  No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

8.      Commercial tautog management (section 3.11.2):  No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

9.      Recreational bluefish management (section 3.18.1):   No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

10.  Commercial bluefish management (section 3.18.2):  No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

11.  Commercial menhaden management (section 3.22.2):  No amendments have been noticed.  This section is open for comment and subject to amendment.

12.  Sand lance management (proposed new section 3.34):  Division proposal to adopt a possession limit of two hundred (200) pounds per vessel per day.

 

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