2001-S 631A
Enacted 07/18/2001

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Introduced By:   Senator Susan Sosnowski Date Introduced:   February 14, 2001

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:

SECTION 1. Chapter 20-6 of the General Laws entitled "Shellfish" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:

20-6-30. Shellfishing prohibitions -- Use of SCUBA -- (a) It is hereby prohibited to take shellfish by the use of a Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) from Green Hill Pond, Quonochontaug Pond, Charlestown Pond, and Potters Pond.

(b) Penalty - Any person convicted of taking shellfish as set forth in subsection (a), shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or by imprisonment not exceeding thirty (30) days, or both.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.

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