TITLE 2
Agriculture and Forestry

CHAPTER 2-15
Protection of Trees and Plants Generally

SECTION 2-15-11


§ 2-15-11 Penalty for violations of §§ 2-15-6, 2-15-8, 2-15-9, and 2-15-10.

(a) Any person, firm or corporation violating the provisions of §§ 2-15-6, 2-15-8, 2-15-9, or 2-15-10, shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) for each offense.

(b) The director of the department of environmental management has the authority to order anyone convicted of violating § 2-15-8 or any governmental entity which the director determines violated § 2-15-8 to plant a replacement tree or trees, the sum of the diameters of which are equal to twice that removed or damaged, in the immediate vicinity of the tree removed.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1931, ch. 1763, § 12; G.L. 1938, ch. 225, § 12; P.L. 1976, ch. 288, § 1; P.L. 1980, ch. 153, § 2; P.L. 1991, ch. 331, § 1.)