§ 2-25-3. Legislative intent.
The general assembly intends:
(1) To support and develop more robust and self-sustaining agricultural and seafood sectors that also promotes emerging agricultural industries;
(2) That policies and programs of the state will support and promote the Rhode Island agriculture and seafood industries as a vital component of the state's economy and essential steward of our land and coastal waters;
(3) That current policies and programs pertaining to the viability of Rhode Island's agricultural and seafood industries be reviewed and confirmed or changed in order to assure the long-term economic prosperity of the industries; and
(4) That Rhode Island will promote processing and consumption of agricultural and seafood products from within Rhode Island.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 37, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 38, § 1.)