Waters and Navigation
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission
§ 46-16-1.3 Concurrence in additional
(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.)