Title 20
Fish and Wildlife

Chapter 10

R.I. Gen. Laws § 20-10-1.2

§ 20-10-1.2. Biosecurity board — Powers and duties.

It shall be the duty of the biosecurity board to assist and advise the council in carrying out the provisions of this chapter. In performing this duty, the biosecurity board shall cooperate with appropriate state and federal agencies, including, but not limited to, the department of health, and shall recommend inspections as necessary to ensure compliance with public health standards. The biosecurity board shall, from time to time, review federal agency regulations pertaining to aquaculture disease and the importation of non-indigenous and genetically altered species and shall otherwise maintain a current understanding of aquatic diseases and management practices necessary to preserving the aquaculture industry and wild stock. The members of the biosecurity board shall serve without salary.

History of Section.
P.L. 2001, ch. 353, § 1.