(a) Except as otherwise provided by law or rules and regulations of the secretary, a rehabilitation permit is required to perform wildlife rehabilitation services.
(b) The provisions of subsection (a) do not apply to a licensed veterinarian.
(c) Any person who desires to perform wildlife rehabilitation services may apply to the secretary for a rehabilitation permit. The fee prescribed pursuant to K.S.A. 32-988 shall accompany the application. If the secretary determines that the applicant possesses adequate facilities for and knowledge of wildlife rehabilitation, the secretary may issue a rehabilitation permit under such terms as the secretary considers necessary.
(d) The secretary shall adopt, in accordance with K.S.A. 32-805, and amendments thereto, such rules and regulations as necessary to implement the provisions of this section.
Laws 1989, ch. 118, § 84.