Agriculture and Forestry

Diseases and Parasites

PART 2-17-1
Gypsy and Brown-Tail Moths

SECTION 2-17-3

§ 2-17-3. Powers of director.

The director of environmental management may make all necessary rules and regulations governing all work done by the chief entomologist to enforce the provision of §§ 2-17-1 – 2-17-8. The director may act in cooperation with any person or persons, corporation or corporations, including other states, the United States or foreign governments. The director may conduct investigations and accumulate and distribute information concerning these moths, may make any rules governing the suppression or extermination of these moths that he or she deems necessary, and, with the approval of the person in charge, may use any real or personal property of the state, may at all times enter upon the land of the state or of a municipality, corporation, or other owner or owners, and may use all reasonable means in carrying out the purposes of §§ 2-17-1 – 2-17-8 and in these undertakings may, in accordance with the provisions of §§ 2-17-1 – 2-17-8 expend the funds appropriated or donated for these purpose.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1908, ch. 1529, § 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 242, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 285, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 228, § 3; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 160; G.L. 1956, § 2-17-3.)