TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-25
Pesticide Control

SECTION 23-25-23


§ 23-25-23 Records.

(a) Any person issued a pesticide dealer's license under the provisions of this chapter shall be required by the director to keep accurate records containing the following information:

(1) The delivery, movement, or holding of any restricted use or state limited use pesticide, including the quantity;

(2) The date of shipment and receipt;

(3) The name of consignor and name and certification number of the consignee; and

(4) Any other information necessary for the enforcement of this chapter as prescribed in regulations adopted by the director.

(b) The director or his or her agent shall have access to the records at any reasonable time to copy or make copies of the records for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this chapter. Unless required for the enforcement of this chapter, that information shall be confidential and, if summarized, shall not identify an individual person.

(c) The director shall require certified applicators to maintain records with respect to applications of "restricted use" and "state limited use" pesticides and may require those records on all pesticides. Any relevant information that the director may deem necessary may be specified by regulation. The records shall be kept for a period of at least two (2) years from the date of the application to which the records refer, and the director shall, upon a request in writing, immediately be furnished with a copy of the records by the certified applicator.

(d) The director may require licensed commercial applicators to maintain records with respect to applications of all pesticides. Any relevant information that the director may deem necessary may be specified by regulation. The records shall be kept for a period of two (2) years from the date of the application to which the records refer, and the director shall, upon a request in writing, immediately be furnished with a copy of the records by the licensed commercial applicator.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 191, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 23-41.1-23; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1.)