Title 46
Waters and Navigation

Chapter 23
Coastal Resources Management Council

R.I. Gen. Laws § 46-23-7.5

§ 46-23-7.5. Prosecution of criminal violations.

The chairperson and anyone designated by the chairperson, without being required to enter into any recognizance or to give surety for cost, may institute proceedings in the name of the state. It shall be the duty of the attorney general and/or the solicitor of the city or town in which the alleged violation has occurred to conduct the prosecution of all the proceedings. The chairperson may delegate his or her authority to bring prosecution by complaint and warrant to any law enforcement officials authorized by law to bring complaints for the issuance of search or arrest warrants pursuant to chapters 5 and 6 of title 12.

History of Section.
P.L. 1989, ch. 516, § 2.