Any party aggrieved as a result of any rule, regulation, or order of the department of environmental management shall have the right of appeal to the recreational safety council created in this section. The council shall consist of five (5) members, one of whom shall be the director of the state department of environmental management, ex officio, who shall serve as chairperson; one of whom shall be the director of the state department of health or his or her designated representative, ex officio; and three (3) of whom shall be appointed by the governor, of whom one shall be manager of a public beach, camp, or amusement park other than a state operated beach, camp, or amusement park; one of whom shall be an owner or manager of a privately operated beach, camp, or amusement park and one of whom shall be a representative of the general public.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 116; P.L. 1954, ch. 3343, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-23-6; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1.)

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 23-22.5-6

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.