Rules and Regulations Governing the Importation, Feeding, and Baiting of Cervids in Rhode Island
|Title||250||Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management|
|Chapter||60||Fish and Wildlife|
|Part||2||Rules and Regulations Governing the Importation, Feeding, and Baiting of Cervids in Rhode Island|
|Type of Filing||Adoption|
|Regulation Status||Inactive View Active Rule|
|Effective||01/28/2004 to 09/24/2004|
Regulation Authority :
Sections 4-4-23 and 20-17-9, Chapters 4-18, 20-17, and 42-17.1, and 42-17.7 in accordance with 42-35 of the RIGL, 1956, as amended.
Purpose and Reason :
The purpose of these rules and regulations is to restrict certain practices of feeding and baiting cervids, and to prohibit the importation or processing of cervids, or parts thereof, into the State of Rhode Island in order to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)into the State.