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H1030 - 2016 Appropriations Act. (SL 2016-94)
Session Year 2016
Overview: Sec. 14.15 of S.L. 2016-94 creates a new law in the statutes governing the administration provisions and regulatory authority of the Marine Fisheries Commission and the Department of Environmental Quality to provide that the Secretary of Environmental Quality and a local health director has the delegable right of entry upon the premises of any place where entry is necessary to enforce rules for sanitation for the harvesting, processing and handling of scallops, shellfish, and crustacea. If consent for entry is not obtained, an administrative search and inspection warrant must be obtained in accordance with Chapter 15 of the General Statues. However, if an imminent hazard exists, no warrant is required for entry.
This section became effective July 1, 2016.