Full Statute Name:  West's Louisiana Statutes Annotated. Louisiana Revised Statutes. Title 14. Criminal Law. Chapter 1. Criminal Code. Part VI. Offenses Affecting the Public Generally. Subpart B. Offenses Affecting the Public Sensibility. § 102.28. Transporting live feral swine prohibited; penalties

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Primary Citation:  LSA-R.S. 14:102.28 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2019 Alternate Citation:  LA R.S. 14:102.28 Date Adopted:  2018 Historical: 
Summary: This 2018 Louisiana law makes it unlawful to transport live feral swine by any person not in possession of proof of registration as a feral swine authorized transporter with the Louisiana Board of Animal Health within the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be fined not more than nine hundred dollars, or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both. Note that a subsection states, "[t]he provisions of this Section shall not apply to “Uncle Earl's Hog Dog Trials”'

A. It shall be unlawful to transport live feral swine by any person not in possession of proof of registration as a feral swine authorized transporter with the Louisiana Board of Animal Health within the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

B. For the purposes of this Section, “feral swine” shall mean any hog, pig, or swine species, Sus scrofa, including but not limited to Russian and European wild boar and their hybrids that are running at large, free roaming, or wild upon public or private lands in this state, and shall also include any hog, pig, or swine species that has lived any part of its life running at large, free roaming, or wild. The term feral swine shall also include any feral phenotype swine, whether or not running at large, free roaming, or wild.

C. Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be fined not more than nine hundred dollars, or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.

D. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to “Uncle Earl's Hog Dog Trials” as defined in R.S. 49:170.10.

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Added by Acts 2018, No. 681, § 1.

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