TITLE 2
Agriculture and Forestry

CHAPTER 2-15
Protection of Trees and Plants Generally

SECTION 2-15-1


§ 2-15-1 Registration of wood cutting operations.

No person, firm or corporation, or any authorized agent of that person, firm or corporation, shall cut or saw standing or growing trees, shrubs or vegetation for commercial forest products, other than for the owner's own domestic use, unless the person, firm or corporation is registered as a woods operator with the department of environmental management. Application for a registration certificate shall be made, in writing, on or after July 1 of each year on forms prepared by the department of environmental management accompanied by a fee as authorized by regulation in § 2-10-3.1 for each certificate, and all registration certificates shall expire on June 30 of the year following their issuance. Funds collected from registration fees as provided in this section shall be deposited within the state forestry fund as provided for in § 2-10-3.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 281, § 27; P.L. 1932, ch. 1928, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 223, § 8; G.L., ch. 223, § 11, as redesignated by P.L. 1940, ch. 914, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1952, ch. 2973, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 2-15-1; P.L. 1958, ch. 172, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 133, art. 23, § 5.)