Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Regulation of wild animals and hunting preserves. Excludes the wild animal permit from the law requiring notice and hearing on an application for certain permits. Provides that certain fish and wildlife laws do not apply to certain legally owned captive bred cervidae and members of the bovidae family that may be hunted as permitted animals on hunting preserves. Provides for the initial licensing by the state board of animal health of hunting preserves on which permitted animals are hunted. Establishes licensing requirements, inspection requirements, and fees. Exempts licensed hunting preserves and cervidae livestock operations from the licensing requirements for game Regulation of wild animals and hunting preserves. Excludes the wild animal permit from the law requiring notice and hearing on an application for certain permits. Provides that certain fish and wildlife laws do not apply to certain legally owned captive bred cervidae and members of the bovidae family that may be hunted as permitted animals on hunting preserves. Provides for the initial licensing by the state board of animal health of hunting preserves on which permitted animals are hunted. Establishes licensing requirements, inspection requirements, and fees. Exempts licensed hunting preserves and cervidae livestock operations from the licensing requirements for game breeders. Exempts licensed hunting preserves from the licensing requirements for shooting preserves. Provides that hunters on hunting preserves are required to have a special hunting permit. Specifies the fees for special hunting permits. Provides that hunters on hunting preserves are not subject to bag limits. Requires that a transportation or cull tag be affixed to each animal taken on a hunting preserve. Prohibits computer assisted remote hunting on hunting preserves. Establishes penalties for certain violations. Establishes the captive cervidae programs fund. ... View more