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House Bill 1179

House Bill 1179

ARCHIVE (2012)

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Wild animal permits. Adds certain persons to and removes certain persons from the application of the wild animal permit laws. Makes changes to the definition of "zoological park". Adds a definition of "circus" for purposes of wild animal permits. Removes the requirement that a permit is necessary if the wild animal is harmful to plants. Removes the requirement that a separate permit is necessary for each wild animal. Allows the natural resources commission to raise the wild animal permit fee. Allows an animal to be seized if it poses a risk to public health or safety.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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