§ 20-1-12.1. Modifications to possession limits and seasons for marine species managed under quotas.
(a) In accordance with regulatory programs promulgated pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act, chapter 35 of title 42; and pursuant to the exemption afforded by § 42-35-18(b)(5); and notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 35.1 of title 42, the director shall have the authority to modify possession limits and seasons in order to meet the harvest allocation for a given marine species managed under a quota.
(b) Notification of changes to public. For all such changes identified in subsection (a) of this section, the director shall provide notification via a dedicated phone line, electronic notification to dealers, listserv, and website posting. At least three (3) of these notifications shall occur a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date that the change is to be effective.
(c) Record of change.
For all such changes identified in subsection (a) of this section, the director shall certify the record of the change, maintain the record, and make it available for public inspection.
(P.L. 2015, ch. 170, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 193, § 1.)