§ 20-2-18.1. Wild turkey permits.
No person shall attempt to take any wild turkey without first obtaining a regular hunting license and a turkey permit for the current year. Permits shall be sold at the direction of the director for a fee of seven dollars and fifty cents ($7.50) for residents and twenty dollars ($20.00) for nonresidents. The issuing agent may retain a fee of fifty cents ($.50) for each permit and shall remit seven dollars ($7.00) for resident permits and nineteen dollars and fifty cents ($19.50) for nonresident permits to the department. A wild turkey permit shall be good only for the season in which it is issued. All monies derived from the sale of wild turkey permits shall be expended for turkey habitat acquisition in Rhode Island and wild turkey restoration management and research.
(P.L. 2002, ch. 65, art. 13, § 17.)