§ 20-6-2 Oysters Open season.
Unless otherwise specified in regulations adopted by the marine fisheries council, the open season for taking oysters from the free and common oyster fisheries in any of the waters of this state shall be between the fifteenth day of September and the fifteenth day of May. Any person taking any oysters or exposing any oysters for sale taken from the free and common fisheries in state waters in violation of the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction, be fined no less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) and costs for each offense.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 197, § 3.)