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West's Annotated California Codes. Fish and Game Code. Division 4. Birds and Mammals. Part 3. Mammals. Chapter 2. Fur-Bearing Mammals Article 2. Fur Dealer License

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Citation: CA FISH & G 4030 - 4043

Citation: West's Ann. Cal. Fish & G. Code 4030 - 4043


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2012

Summary:  

These provisions outline the requirements for fur dealers.  Every person engaging in the business of buying, selling, trading or dealing in raw furs of fur-bearing mammals or nongame mammals is a fur dealer and shall procure a fur dealer license.  An exception is made for those dealers that trap and sell raw furs which he has lawfully taken, or a domesticated game breeder selling raw furs of animals which he has raised.  Fur dealers are required to maintain complete recordings for all of the furs they trade or sell and are prohibited from purchasing raw fur of any fur-bearing mammal or nongame mammal from any person who does not hold a valid trapping license, fur dealer license, or fur agent license.



Statute in Full:

§ 4030
. Persons required to procure fur dealer license; exceptions

§ 4031. Fur dealer license; fee

§ 4032. Fur agent; necessity of license

§ 4033. Fur agent license; issuance; fee

§ 4034. Fur dealer license; acts authorized

§ 4035. Display

§ 4036. Purchase from licensees

§ 4037. Records

§ 4038. Inspection of records

§ 4040. Reports

§ 4041
. Confidentiality

§ 4042. Regulatory authority of commission

§ 4043. Revocation

 

 

§ 4030. Persons required to procure fur dealer license; exceptions

Every person engaging in, carrying on, or conducting wholly or in part the business of buying, selling, trading or dealing in raw furs of fur-bearing mammals or nongame mammals is a fur dealer and shall procure a fur dealer license. No fur dealer license shall be required of a licensed trapper selling raw furs which he has lawfully taken, or a domesticated game breeder selling raw furs of animals which he has raised.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701. p. 2177, § 4.)

 

§ 4031. Fur dealer license; fee

A revocable fur dealer license shall be issued to any person upon payment of a base fee of seventy dollars ($ 70), as adjusted under Section 713.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4. Amended by Stats.1985, c. 1463, § 20; Stats.1986, c. 1368, § 17.)

 

§ 4032. Fur agent; necessity of license

Any person who is employed by a licensed fur dealer to engage in the business of buying, selling, trading, or dealing in raw furs only on behalf of the fur dealer and not on his own behalf is a fur agent and shall procure a fur agent license.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4.)

 


§ 4033. Fur agent license; issuance; fee

A revocable fur agent license shall be issued to any person who is employed by a licensed fur dealer upon payment of a base fee of thirty-five dollars ($35), as adjusted under Section 713.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4. Amended by Stats.1985, c. 1463, § 21; Stats.1986, c. 1368, § 18.)

 

§ 4034. Fur dealer license; acts authorized

A fur dealer license authorizes the person to whom it is issued to buy, sell, barter, exchange, or possess raw furs or parts thereof of fur-bearing mammals and nongame mammals for a term of one year from July 1st, or if issued after the beginning of such term, for the remainder thereof.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4.)

 

§ 4035. Display

A fur dealer or fur agent license shall be shown upon request to any person authorized to enforce the provisions of this code .

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4.)

 

§ 4036. Purchase from licensees

It shall be unlawful for any fur dealer to purchase the raw fur of any fur-bearing mammal or nongame mammal from any person who does not hold a valid trapping license, fur dealer license, or fur agent license.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4.)

 

§ 4037. Records

Every fur dealer licensed pursuant to this article shall maintain a true and legible record of any transfer of raw furs to show:

(a) The license number, name, and address of the seller.

(b) The signature, name, and license number, if applicable, of the buyer.

(c) The number and species of raw furs transferred, by county of take

(d) The price paid or terms of exchange.

(e) The date of transfer.

(f) Such other information as the department may require.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4.)

 

§ 4038.  Inspection of Records

The record of sale, exchange, barter, or gift shall be available for inspection at any time by the department.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4.)

 

§ 4039. [No section for this number]

 

§ 4040. Reports

Each licensed fur dealer shall submit an annual report to the department on the sale, exchange, barter, or gift of raw furs, on forms furnished by the department. No license shall be renewed until such a report is received.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4.)

 

§ 4041. Confidentiality

The receipts, records, and reports required by this article and the information contained therein, shall be confidential, and the records shall not be public records. Any information which is published shall be published in such a manner as to preserve confidentiality of the persons involved.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4.)

 

§ 4042. Regulatory authority of commission

The commission may regulate the business of buying, selling, trading, or dealing in raw furs, or parts thereof, of all fur-bearing mammals or nongame mammals under a fur dealer license.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4.)

 

§ 4043. Revocation

Any license issued under this chapter may be revoked by the commission at one of the commission's regularly scheduled meetings, upon the licensee's conviction of a violation of this article.

CREDIT(S)
(Added by Stats.1979, c. 701, p. 2177, § 4. Amended by Stats.1986, c. 1244, § 5.)

 

 



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