Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated California Codes. Fish and Game Code. Division 3. Fish and Game Generally. Chapter 2. Importation, Transportation, and Sheltering of Restricted Live Wild Animals. Article 1. Generally. § 2124. Possession, purchase, sale or transfer of wild animals for purpose of injuring or killing the animal for gain, amusement or sport.

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Primary Citation:  CA FISH & G § 2124 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  West's Ann. Cal. Fish & G. Code § 2124 Date Adopted:  1992
Summary:

Under this California law, it is unlawful for any person to possess, transport, import, export, propagate, purchase, sell, or transfer any live mammal for the purposes of maiming, injuring, or killing the mammal for gain, amusement, or sport.

Statute Text: 

(a) Except as otherwise authorized by this code or regulations adopted pursuant thereto, including, but not limited to, those provisions that authorize raising deer to produce venison for market it is unlawful for any person to possess, transport, import, export, propagate, purchase, sell, or transfer any live mammal listed under Section 2118 for the purposes of maiming, injuring, or killing the mammal for gain, amusement, or sport. Except as otherwise authorized by this code or regulations adopted pursuant thereto, the buyer of a live mammal listed in Section 2118 shall not resell the live mammal to another buyer who has the intent to maim, injure, or kill that mammal for purposes of gain, amusement, or sport.

(b) This section does not apply to the meat, hide, or parts of a dead mammal.

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(Added by Stats.1992, c. 888 (S.B.1332), § 1.)

 

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