§ 32-2-4. Rules and regulations Enforcement Powers of director.
(a) The director of the department of environmental management may make rules and regulations for the control, government, and use of all the public properties and highways under his or her care. A person violating the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this section shall be guilty of a civil violation and be subject to a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100) for each offense. Jurisdiction over violations of this section shall be with the traffic tribunal. In accordance with chapter 17.10 of title 42, any person charged with violating the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this section may elect to dispose of the charge without personally appearing before the traffic tribunal by mailing or delivering the form and summons to the traffic tribunal with a check or money order in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100). In general, the director may do all acts needful for the proper execution of the powers and duties granted to, and imposed upon, the director by the terms of this chapter. The director shall also have power to expend such funds as may be given in trust, and the income thereof, in accordance with the terms of the trusts, as provided for in § 32-2-6.
(b) Those persons duly authorized by the director of the department of environmental management to exercise the powers specified in §§ 2-10-13, 2-12-8, 2-12-19, 37-15-2, and/or 46-22-17, may also be commissioned by the director of the department to enforce any rules or regulations promulgated by the director of the department as applicable to public properties under his or her care.
(P.L. 1907, ch. 1466, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 238, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 279, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 220, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 32-2-4; P.L. 1972, ch. 83, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 171, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 253, § 7; P.L. 2007, ch. 294, § 7.)