Boaters throughout the state will have to pay extra fees for the state to fund the removal of abandoned boats, according the The Providence Journal.
The state hopes to create a $100,000 yearly fund to remove waterway obstructions, according to The Journal article.
Boaters will have to pay an extra $2 to $20 yearly.
There was at least one boat sunk in Barrington in the last 12 months -- during Hurricane Irene. The boat was docked at Cove Haven Marina.