Commercial Marine Fishing Licenses and Landing Permits

250-RICR-90-00-2 ACTIVE RULE

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2.5Superseded Rules and Regulations


2.7General Management and Licensing Regulations

Title 250 Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 90 Marine Fisheries
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 2 Commercial Marine Fishing Licenses and Landing Permits
Type of Filing Direct Final Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 01/16/2022

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 42-17.1
and 20-2.2
R.I. Gen. Laws § 20-1-4 and in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 42-35

Purpose and Reason:

1.      Section 2.7.8(D)(3), 2.7.8(E)(3), and 2.7.8(F)(3):  Proposed changes to align rule with recently amended statute § 20-2.1-7 - Landing permits and fees: Change name “Non-Resident Landing Permit with Restricted Finfish” to “Non-Resident Exempted Landing Permit”; strike language for fees for the Resident Landing Permit, Non-Resident Exempted Landing Permit, and Non-Resident Landing Permit.  Fees in rule are inconsistent with statute.  Permit issuance and fees are administered by DEM’s Office of Boating Registration and Licensing; fee amounts are provided on license application forms