§ 34-46-4. Notice of lien.
(a) A vessel owner must be notified of the lien created by this chapter before enforcement of the lien by a facility operator. Notification of the lien created by this chapter is satisfied by:
(1) Written storage agreement. A written storage agreement signed by the vessel owner that includes a notice of the lien created by this chapter; or
(2) Written notice of lien. Written notification of the lien sent by the facility operator to the vessel owner.
(b) A facility operator who does not have a written storage agreement that includes a notice of the lien created by this chapter may not initiate an enforcement action under § 34-46-5 until thirty (30) days after the written notice of a lien required by subdivision (a)(2) is delivered to the vessel owner.
(P.L. 1994, ch. 162, § 3.)