2011 -- H 5476
A N A C T
RELATING TO WATERS AND NAVIGATION -- WATER POLLUTION
Introduced By: Representative Arthur Handy
Date Introduced: March 02, 2011
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 46-12-9 of the General Laws in Chapter 46-12 entitled "Water
Pollution" is hereby amended to read as follows:
46-12-9. Notices of violation and compliance orders. -- (a) The director shall follow the
procedures provided in section 42-17.1-10(g) in issuing any notice of violation or compliance
order authorized pursuant to this chapter or any rules, regulations, or permits promulgated
(b) Where an order of the director does not specify the system or means to be adopted,
the person against whom an order is entered shall, before proceeding to install a system or means,
submit to the director a plan or statement describing the system or means which the person
proposes to adopt.
(c) Any order or notice issued by the director shall be eligible for recordation under
chapter 13 of title 34. The director shall forward the original order or notice to the city or town
wherein the subject property is located and the order or notice shall be recorded in the land
evidence records in the city or town wherein the subject property is located. Any subsequent
transferee of that property shall be responsible for complying with the requirements of the order
or notice. Upon satisfactory completion of the requirements of the order or notice, the director
shall provide written notice of the same to the owner of the subject property, which notice shall
be similarly eligible for recordation.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.