Agriculture and Forestry

Diseases and Parasites

Gypsy and Brown-Tail Moths

SECTION 2-17-2

§ 2-17-2. Chief entomologist.

The director of environmental management shall appoint, as chief entomologist, some person, qualified by scientific training and practical experience, to superintend the work of suppressing and exterminating the gypsy and brown-tail moths, who is responsible to the director for the performance of his or her work and whose duty it is to suppress the nuisances described in § 2-17-1. The director may remove the chief entomologist at any time, at his or her pleasure, and appoint another chief entomologist in his or her place. The chief entomologist shall report to the director of his or her proceedings, and that report shall be public.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1908, ch. 1529, § 2; G.L. 1909, ch. 242, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 285, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 228, § 2; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 160; G.L. 1956, § 2-17-2.)