Full Statute Name: West's Florida Statutes Annotated. Title XXVIII. Natural Resources; Conservation, Reclamation, and Use (Chapters 369-380). Chapter 379. Fish and Wildlife Conservation. Part VIII. Penalties. 379.411. Intentional killing or wounding of any species designated as endangered, threatened, or of special concern; penalties
Primary Citation: West's F. S. A. § 379.411Country of Origin: United StatesLast Checked: October, 2023Alternate Citation: FL ST § 379.411 (Renumbered as 379.411 by Laws 2008, c. 2008-247, § 178, eff. July 1, 2008)Date Adopted: 1991Historical:
This statute prohibits the intentional killing or wounding of any animal, or the eggs or nest of any animal, listed as threatened, endangered, or of special concern, making it a Level Four violation under s. 379.401. The bald eagle has been designated under this provision.
A person may not intentionally kill or wound any fish or wildlife species designated by the commission as endangered, threatened, or of special concern, or intentionally destroy the eggs or nest of any such fish or wildlife, unless authorized by rules of the commission. A person who violates this section commits a Level Four violation under s. 379.401.
Credits Laws 1991, c. 91-134, § 4; Laws 1994, c. 94-356, § 244. Amended by Laws 1999, c. 99-245, § 48, eff. July 1, 1999. Renumbered by Laws 2008, c. 2008-247, § 178, eff. July 1, 2008. Amended by Laws 2016, c. 2016-107, § 23, eff. July 1, 2016.