RHODE ISLAND MARINE FISHERIES REGULATIONS - Shellfish
|Title||250||Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management|
|Part||4||RHODE ISLAND MARINE FISHERIES REGULATIONS - Shellfish|
|Type of Filing||Amendment|
|Regulation Status||Inactive View Active Rule|
|Effective||11/12/2014 to 01/01/2015|
Regulation Authority :
Title 20, Chapters 42-17.1, 42-17.6, and 42-17.7, and in accordance with Chapter 42-35-18(b)(5), Administrative Procedures Act of the Rhode Island General Laws of 1956, as amended.
Purpose and Reason :
Establishment of closed areas within a Shellfish Management Area, pursuant to the Director's authority under RIGL 20-3-4, for the purposes of oyster restoration activities conducted by the Director; and the establishment of revised annual Winter shellfish harvest schedules for Shellfish Management Areas, also pursuant to the Director's authority under RIGL 20-3-4.