§ 5-57-1 Purpose
§ 5-57-2 Definitions
§ 5-57-3 Licensing authority — Creation
§ 5-57-9 Licensing authority — Staff
§ 5-57-10 Licensing authority — Seal
§ 5-57-11 Licensing authority — Rules and regulations
§ 5-57-12 Licensing authority — Issuance of subpoenas — Contempt powers
§ 5-57-13.1 Procedures for adoption of rules
§ 5-57-14 Alarm business license required — Licensing of electricians
§ 5-57-15 Contents of applications for licenses
§ 5-57-16 Experience or examination requirements
§ 5-57-17 Investigation of license applications
§ 5-57-18 Time limit for action on license applications
§ 5-57-19 Grounds for denial of applications
§ 5-57-20 Procedure for approval or denial of applications
§ 5-57-21 Surety bond
§ 5-57-22 Renewal of licenses
§ 5-57-23 Application, license, replacement and renewal fees
§ 5-57-24 Transfer for assignment of licenses — Continuation of business upon owner’s death
§ 5-57-25 Grounds and procedure for revocation of licenses
§ 5-57-26 Form of license
§ 5-57-27 Posting of license certificates and notices of license revocation
§ 5-57-28 Change in status of licensee
§ 5-57-29 I.D. cards — Requirement — Application — Issuance or denial
§ 5-57-30 Investigation of I.D. card applications
§ 5-57-31 Time limitation on actions on I.D. card applications
§ 5-57-32 Request for hearing upon notice of denial of I.D. card application
§ 5-57-33 Grounds and procedure for suspension or revocation of I.D. cards
§ 5-57-34 Nontransferability of I.D. cards
§ 5-57-35 Renewal and replacement of I.D. cards — Notification of changes
§ 5-57-36 Expiration and renewal during suspension of use of an I.D. card
§ 5-57-37 Activities of I.D. cardholders after notice of suspension or revocation of I.D. card
§ 5-57-38 Local governmental regulations of alarm business or alarm agents
§ 5-57-39 Judicial review
§ 5-57-40 Reinstatement of a revoked license or I.D. card
§ 5-57-41 Penalties for violations
§ 5-57-42 Appropriations

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 5-57

  • Acceptable release rate: means a measured release rate not to exceed 4. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-17.2-3.
  • Advisory board: means the Rhode Island underground storage tank financial responsibility advisory board established pursuant to the provisions of § 46-12. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • Board: means the Rhode Island water resources board created by chapter 15 of this title. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.7-2.
  • Certificate: means any certificate of title issued. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Commercial agricultural producers: means purveyors of at least two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) of agricultural products during a calendar year. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.3-4.
  • Commercial boat yard: means any facility which engages for hire in the construction, storage, maintenance, repair, or refurbishing of vessels (other than seaplanes), or any licensed independent marine maintenance contractor who engages in such activities. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-17.2-3.
  • Dealer: means any person who engages in whole or in part in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging new and unused vessels, or used vessels, or both, either outright or on conditional sale, bailment, lease, chattel mortgage, or otherwise, and who has an established place of business for the sale, trade, and display of vessels. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Department: means the Rhode Island department of environmental management. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • Department: means the department of environmental management. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-17.2-3.
  • Department: means the department of environment management. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Director: means the director of the department of environmental management, or his or her designee. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • Director: shall mean the director of the department of environmental management. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.11-2.
  • Director: means the director of the department of environmental management. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22-2.
  • Director: means the director of the department of environmental management. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Disposal facility: shall mean any wastewater treatment facility, or portion thereof, or any other facility that receives septage from septage transporters, pursuant to authorization by the department of environmental management. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.11-2.
  • Disposal facility operator: shall mean the person responsible for operating the disposal facility, who has authority to charge fees for the receipt of septage. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.11-2.
  • Distribution facilities: means the pipes and appurtenant facilities employed specifically to deliver, to dispense, to render, or to circulate potable water directly for the benefit of a consumer or a community of consumers. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.2-3.
  • Documented vessel: means a vessel which has valid documentation papers issued by the United States Coast Guard or any federal agency successor thereto. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Eligible costs: means costs, expenses, and other obligations as incurred by a responsible party for site investigation, site remediation, or other corrective-action activities ordered or directed, and approved, by the department or performed by the responsible party and not specifically identified by the department as ineligible. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • Fund: means the Rhode Island underground storage tank financial responsibility fund established herein. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • fund: means the water quality protection funds as described in § 46-15. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.3-4.
  • Homemade vessel: means any vessel built after October 31, 1972 for which a federal identification number is not required to be assigned to it by the manufacturer pursuant to federal law, or any vessel constructed or assembled prior to November 1, 1972, by other than a licensed manufacturer for his or her own use or the use of a specific person. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • 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.
  • Intersystem facilities: means transmission facilities designed and constructed by the owner of any public water system having the capacity to serve two (2) or more water systems. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.2-3.
  • Leakage: means the difference between non-billed water and the total of the estimated or measured allowances for fire fighting, meter inaccuracy, theft, system usage, main flushing, sewer cleaning, storm drain cleaning, and other allowances that may be developed by the water resources board. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.3-4.
  • Lien holder: means a person holding a security interest. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in the business of manufacturing or importing new and unused vessels for the purpose of sales or trade. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Marine antifoulant paint: means any compound, coating, paint, or treatment applied or used for the purpose of controlling fresh water or marine fouling organisms on vessels. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-17.2-3.
  • Motorboat: means any vessel whether or not the vessel is propelled by machinery. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22-2.
  • oath: includes affirmation; the word "sworn" includes affirmed; and the word "engaged" includes either sworn or affirmed. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-11.
  • Operate: means to navigate or otherwise use a motorboat or a vessel. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22-2.
  • Operator: means any person in control of, or having the responsibility for, the daily operation of an underground storage-tank system. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • Owner: means any person, corporation, group, or other entity who or that holds exclusive or joint title to, or lawful possession of, a facility or part of a facility. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • Owner: means a person, other than a lien holder, having the property in or title to a motorboat. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22-2.
  • Owner: means a person, other than a lienholder, having a property interest in or title to a vessel. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6.
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association, or other entity. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22-2.
  • Personal watercraft: means a small class A vessel less than sixteen feet (16') in length which uses an outboard motor or an inboard motor powering a water jet pump as its primary source of motive power; and which is designed to be operated by a person sitting, standing, or kneeling on, or being towed behind the vessel, rather than the conventional manner of sitting or standing inside of the vessel. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22-2.
  • Proceeds: means and includes whatever is received when collateral or proceeds is sold, exchanged, collected, or otherwise disposed of. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Raw water: means water in its natural state prior to any treatment. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.3-4.
  • real estate: may be construed to include lands, tenements, and hereditaments and rights thereto and interests therein. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-10.
  • Release: means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, injecting, emitting, escaping, leaching, discharging, or disposing of any material stored in an underground storage-tank system subject to these regulations into groundwater, surface water, soil, air, or any other environmental media. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • Responsible party: means the person or persons liable for release of petroleum or the remediation of a release. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • Safe yield: means a sustainable withdrawal that can be continuously supplied from a water source without adverse effects throughout a critical dry period with a one percent (1%) chance of occurrence, or one that is equivalent to the drought of record, whichever is worse. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.7-2.
  • Sale: means all retail sales of potable water to end users for any purpose in the ordinary course of business by a supplier, except for sales exempt pursuant to § 46-15. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.3-4.
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of the seal made with or without the use of wax or wafer on the paper. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-15.
  • Security interest: means an interest which is reserved or created by an agreement which secures payment or performance of an obligation, and is valid against third parties generally. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Septage: shall mean any solid, liquid or semi-solid removed from a septic tank, cesspool, privy, domestic or other wastewater holding tank, or similar onsite sewage disposal system. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.11-2.
  • Septage transporter: shall mean any person lawfully authorized to transport septage. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.11-2.
  • Site: means any location at which, or from which, there has been a release of petroleum associated with an underground storage tank or an underground storage-tank system, or any location to which such petroleum has migrated. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • Source: means the raw water upon which a public water supply system abounds, and refers to both groundwater and surface water. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.3-4.
  • State: means the state of Rhode Island. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Transmission facilities: means the pipes, pumping stations, and storage facilities required to carry potable water, or raw water to a treatment facility or storage facility for later treatment, from a water source to or throughout an area served or to be served by a public water system for the specific purpose of supplying water to support a general population. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.2-3.
  • Tributyltin compounds: means any compound having three (3) normal butyl groups attached to a tin atom and with or without an anion such as chloride, flouride, or oxide. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-17.2-3.
  • Underground storage-tank system: means any one or more underground tanks, and their associated components, including piping, used to contain, transport, or store petroleum product or hazardous material whose volume is ten percent (10%) or more beneath the surface of the ground. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-3.
  • United States: include the several states and the territories of the United States. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-8.
  • Use: means to operate, navigate, or employ a vessel. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on the water, whether self-propelled or otherwise, and includes barges and tugs. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-17.2-3.
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22-2.
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.
  • Water source: means any location at which ground or surface water may be withdrawn for any purpose, including tidal waters, harbors, estuaries, rivers, brooks, watercourses, waterways, wells, springs, lakes, ponds, impoundments, diversion structures, wetlands, aquifers, recharge areas, and any others that are contained within, flow through, or border on this state or any portion thereof. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.7-2.
  • Waters of this state: means any waters within the territorial limits of this state, and the marginal sea adjacent to this state and the high seas when navigated as a part of a journey or ride to or from the shore of this state. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22-2.
  • Watersheds: means those land areas which, because of their topography, soil type, and drainage patterns, act as collectors of raw waters which replenish or regorge existing or planned public drinking water supplies. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.3-4.
  • Withdrawal: means taking of water from a water source for any purpose, regardless of the quantity or quality of the water taken or its eventual disposition including return to the same water source. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-15.7-2.
  • Z Hull identification number: means a hull identification number which is assigned to a homemade vessel by the department of environmental management. See Rhode Island General Laws 46-22.1-2.