§46-16-1.3  Concurrence in additional powers. –

Published: 2015

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Waters and Navigation


New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission

SECTION 46-16-1.3

   § 46-16-1.3  Concurrence in additional

powers. –

(a) This state hereby concurs in the conferring of any powers or duties on the

New England interstate water pollution control commission by other states, in

addition to those conferred by provisions of the New England Interstate Water

Pollution Control Compact. This concurrence is pursuant to article II of that


   (b) The concurrence is subject to the following limitations:

   (1) Unless this state specifically confers a power or duty on

the commission, other than one conferred by the compact itself, no financial or

other burden or duties shall be placed upon this state, or any agency, officer,

or subdivision thereof by reason of the conferring or exercise of the power or

duty. At any time the governor shall have the power to make inquiry of the

commission and to examine its books and records in order to ascertain the state

of compliance with this chapter.

   (2) The rights, privileges, and responsibilities of this

state with respect to the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control

Compact and the commission established thereby, shall not be limited or


   (3) The commission shall include in its annual report to the

governor and the legislature of this state a full account of any additional

powers or duties administered by it.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1970, ch. 47, § 1.)