§ 20-2-2 Issuance of licenses.
The clerk of any city or town and any person or corporation appointed by the
director as provided in § 20-2-1 shall, upon the application of any person
entitled to receive a license under this chapter and upon payment of the
specified license fee, register and issue to that person a license certificate
in the form prescribed and upon a blank to be furnished by the department. The
certificate shall bear the name, age, occupation, place of residence,
signature, and identifying description of the registrant and shall authorize
the registrant to fish, or shellfish, or to pursue, hunt, and kill game in the
state of Rhode Island during those seasons and in those manners and according
to those conditions as shall be provided by law; provided, however, that these
clerks or appointees shall not have authority to issue lobster, commercial
shellfish, or commercial fishing licenses of any kind.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 197, § 3; P.L. 1998, ch. 441, § 14.)