§ 20-1-2. Authority over fish and wildlife.
The general assembly hereby vests in the director of the department of environmental management authority and responsibility over the fish and wildlife of the state and over the fish, lobsters, shellfish, and other biological resources of marine waters of the state.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 197, § 3; P.L. 2001, ch. 304, § 1.)