Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Increase Penalty for Protected Lands

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Land
Bill Year: 
2018
Brief Bill Description: 

This act would prohibit encroachment upon open space land and would allow the owner of open space land or the holder of a conservation easement to bring a civil action in superior court to remedy the encroachment of that land, and to recover damages resulting from this encroachment.

This act would take effect upon passage.

Add to Agenda?: 
Consider Supporting
Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Support
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Agenda
Support