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Connecticut General Statutes Annotated. Title 26. Fisheries and Game. Chapter 490. Fisheries and Game. Part VI. Birds.

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Citation: CT ST 26-93

Citation: C.G.S.A. 26-93


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2013

Summary:  

Connecticut law prohibits the harassment and killing of bald eagles. Violation of the statute can result in a fine of not more than $100 or up to thirty days in jail, or both.  For discussion of federal Eagle Act, see Detailed Discussion.



Statute in Full:
Any person who disturbs, hunts, takes, kills or attempts to kill any bald eagle or disturbs any active bald eagle nest shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days or both. Any person who enters a posted no access area for a bald eagle or a posted no access area for an active bald eagle nest shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days, or both.
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(1949 Rev., § 4917; 1983, P.A. 83-191, § 6, eff. May 23, 1983; 2003, P.A. 03-192, § 1.)


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