Full Title Name:  Oregon Administrative Rules Compilation. Chapter 635. Department of Fish and Wildlife. Division 64. Privately Held Exotic and Game Mammals. 635-064-0010. Privately Held Exotic and Game Mammals

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Country of Origin:  United States Citation:  OAR 635-064-0010 Agency Origin:  Chapter 635. Department of Fish and Wildlife Last Checked:  August, 2017 Date Adopted:  2016 Last Date Amended:  1999
Summary: Under this Oregon regulation, it is unlawful to hunt, kill, or attempt to hunt or kill, exotic mammals or game mammals held or obtained by private parties. Exceptions under the statute include the slaughter of such an animal for meat, leather, or fur production, euthanization of such an animal for scientific, health, safety or other valid husbandry concerns, or the department's Wildlife Division Director may authorize any person to hunt or kill such an animal if the Division Director determines it would be in the best interest of sound wildlife management.

It is unlawful to hunt, kill, or attempt to hunt or kill, exotic mammals (as defined in OAR 635, Division 56) or game mammals (as defined in OAR 635, Division 45) held or obtained by private parties; however:

(1) Any person may slaughter such an animal for meat, leather, or fur production;

(2) Any person may euthanize such an animal for scientific, health, safety or other valid husbandry concerns; and

(3) The department's Wildlife Division Director may authorize any person to hunt or kill such an animal if the Division Director determines it would be in the best interest of sound wildlife management. The Division Director may impose conditions on such authorizations.

Credits

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012 & ORS 496.138

Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012 & ORS 496.138

Hist.: DFW 26-1999, f. & cert. ef. 4-26-99

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