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§ 49-15-304. Promulgation of regulations regarding marine resources.
 

The commission may adopt, modify or repeal rules or regulations to utilize, manage, conserve, preserve and protect the flora, fauna, tidelands, coastal wetlands, coastal preserves, marine waters and any other matter pertaining to marine resources under its jurisdiction. Rules and regulations adopted by the commission shall be consistent with the public policy expressed in Section 29-15-3 (public trust tidelands), Section 39-7-3 (antiquities and historic preservation), Section 49-15-1 (seafood), Section 49-17-3 (pollution control), Section 49-27-3 (coastal wetlands protection) and Section 57-15-6 (coastal zone management). The commission may make exceptions to and grant variances from any rules and regulations adopted by the commission. The commission shall give due consideration to permissable uses of the natural resources within its jurisdiction when promulgating rules and regulations. 
 

Sources: Laws, 2000, ch. 618, § 1, eff from and after passage (approved May 23, 2000.)