Agriculture and Forestry

Protection of Trees and Plants Generally

SECTION 2-15-13

§ 2-15-13. Transportation of contraband plants.

No person, firm or corporation shall carry or transport or cause to be carried or transported or cause to be carried or transported by others, or by a common carrier, within the state of Rhode Island, any of the plants or parts of plants mentioned in § 2-15-12 unless he or she has first obtained a written permit to take the plants signed by the owner of the land or by his or her authorized agent. No provision of this section is to be construed to apply to any shrub, tree or plant in transit to or from or growing in any commercial nursery.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 735, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 2-15-13.)