§ 42-6.2-8. Powers and duties of state agencies Exercise of existing authority.
Consideration of the impacts of climate change shall be deemed to be within the powers and duties of all state departments, agencies, commissions, councils, and instrumentalities, including quasi-public agencies, and each shall be deemed to have and to exercise among its purposes in the exercise of its existing authority, the purposes set forth in this chapter pertaining to climate change mitigation, adaption, and resilience in so far as climate change affects the mission, duties, responsibilities, projects, or programs of the entity.
(P.L. 2014, ch. 343, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 392, § 1.)