Section 9-12-9

Endorsement or stamp required to harvest specific species and species groups of marine resources; fees.

(a) The Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources may require the possession of an endorsement or stamp in order to harvest or attempt to harvest specific species or species groups of marine resources. The commissioner shall establish the requirements and any associated fees for an endorsement or stamp by rule. All fees derived from endorsements or stamps issued pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the Marine Resources Fund and shall only be used for the management and development of the species or species group for which an endorsement or stamp was issued. Any endorsement or stamp required pursuant to this section and any associated fees shall be in addition to any other license or fee otherwise required by law.

(b) For purposes of this section, the term marine resources means those resources subject to the jurisdiction of the Division of Marine Resources of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

(Act 2015-462, §1.)