Regulations Concerning the Imposition of a Moratorium on the Importation of Cervids into the State of Rhode Island
|Title||250||Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management|
|Chapter||60||Fish and Wildlife|
|Part||2||Regulations Concerning the Imposition of a Moratorium on the Importation of Cervids into the State of Rhode Island|
|Type of Filing||Adoption|
|Regulation Status||Inactive View Active Rule|
|Effective||09/30/2002 to 12/30/2002|
Regulation Authority :
Rhode Island General Laws (RIGL) §§ 4-4-23 and 20-17-9, Chapters 4-18, 20-17 and 42-17.1.
Purpose and Reason :
The purpose of these rules and regulations is to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (“CWD”) into the State of Rhode by prohibiting persons from importing cervids into the State of Rhode Island.
Brief statement of Reason for Finding Imminent Peril :