§ 20-2-1. General.
The director may issue those licenses required under this title for hunting, fishing, and the taking of fish, game, birds, shellfish, lobsters, or other wild animals within this state and its territorial waters, pursuant to those regulations that the director deems necessary to carry out the provisions of this title. The director may, in his or her discretion, appoint responsible citizens or corporations of the state, or of adjoining states, engaged in operating sporting goods stores to act as agents with authority to issue licenses in the manner and under the conditions as set forth below. Before an appointment shall occur, that citizen or corporation of the state or of adjoining states shall deliver to the director a bond with a surety company authorized to do business in the state of Rhode Island. The requirements and conditions of the bond shall be established by regulation.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 197, § 3; P.L. 1994, ch. 253, § 1.)