(a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, a person may not sponsor, conduct, or participate in a contest organized in the State that has the objective of killing a coyote, fox, or raccoon for prizes or monetary rewards.
Construction of section
(b) This section may not be construed to prohibit:
(1) A landowner or the landowner's agent or lessee from killing coyotes, foxes, or raccoons on property of the landowner, provided that the killing is not part of an organized contest; or
(2) Lawful dog training or dog performance competitions.
(c) A person is subject to a fine of $50 for each coyote, fox, or raccoon killed in violation of subsection (a) of this section.
Added by Acts 2021, c. 684, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021.