§ 21-2-1 Short title
§ 21-2-2 Declaration of policy
§ 21-2-3 Definitions
§ 21-2-5 Analysis of raw milk by private milk laboratories
§ 21-2-6 Grade A dairy farm permit holders
§ 21-2-7 Permits
§ 21-2-7.1 Rhode Island raw milk cheese
§ 21-2-8 Issuance of permits
§ 21-2-9 Duration and renewal of permits
§ 21-2-10 Issuance of temporary permits
§ 21-2-11 Emergency powers
§ 21-2-12 Revocation of permits
§ 21-2-13 Appeals
§ 21-2-14 Temporary permit suspension
§ 21-2-16 Embargo of sale or distribution of milk
§ 21-2-19 Inspections and inspectors
§ 21-2-20 Special inspections
§ 21-2-21 Inspectors and assistants
§ 21-2-22 Inspection of animals and milk
§ 21-2-23 Director empowered to make regulations
§ 21-2-29 Standards to be maintained
§ 21-2-30 Information to be furnished to director
§ 21-2-31 Labeling of containers of milk and milk products
§ 21-2-32 Labeling as to breed of cows
§ 21-2-43 Enforcement of chapter
§ 21-2-44 State statutory provisions and rules paramount to local
§ 21-2-45 Standardization permitted
§ 21-2-46 Wholesale and contract sales
§ 21-2-51 Access of enforcement officers
§ 21-2-52 Appropriations and disbursements
§ 21-2-53 Powers of superior court in equity
§ 21-2-54 Prosecution of violations
§ 21-2-55 Penalties for violations
§ 21-2-56 Taking of samples in investigation of violations
§ 21-2-57 Severability

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 21-2

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • in writing: include printing, engraving, lithographing, and photo-lithographing, and all other representations of words in letters of the usual form. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-16
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • town: may be construed to include city; the words "town council" include city council; the words "town clerk" include city clerk; the words "ward clerk" include clerk of election district; the words "town treasurer" include city treasurer; and the words "town sergeant" include city sergeant. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-9
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: include the several states and the territories of the United States. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-8