Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-19.14
Industrial Property Remediation and Reuse Act

SECTION 23-19.14-5.2

§ 23-19.14-5.2. Entry of registered professional engineers onto certain property.

Any registered professional engineer who is employed, retained and/or otherwise acting on behalf of a municipality of this state may enter, examine or survey, at any reasonable time, such places and real property which is either owned by a municipality or real property in which the municipality has a legal interest arising from a real property tax lien, on which property owner has made no payments for a period of at least two (2) years, for the purpose of performing an environmental site assessment or investigation. An environmental site assessment or investigation under this section shall be conducted in accordance with and shall be subject to the same guidelines and limitations provided for an administrative inspection or, where appropriate, a criminal investigation, pursuant to the provisions of § 42-17.1-2(20).

History of Section.
(P.L. 2004, ch. 553, § 2; P.L. 2008, ch. 475, § 60.)