Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 24.9
Mercury Reduction and Education Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-24.9-19

§ 23-24.9-19. Mercury advisory working group.

The department of environmental management shall be authorized to coordinate the development of a mercury reduction and education advisory working group to advise the department with regard to the development of regulations and programs for the implementation of the provisions of this chapter and with regard to public education pertaining to the continued elimination of mercury-added products in the State of Rhode Island. This advisory working group may include, but not be limited to, designees from the following: the general assembly, department of environmental management, department of health, the attorney general’s office, state and/or national organizations interested in mercury reduction and education, consumer and children’s advocacy groups, local chambers of commerce, and those industries that manufacture consumer products which contain mercury.

History of Section.
P.L. 2001, ch. 234, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 318, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 235, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 328, § 1.