Full Statute Name:  Oklahoma Statutes Annotated. Title 29. Game and Fish. Chapter 1. Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Code. Article VII. Miscellaneous. Part 8. Exotic Wildlife. § 7-801. Exotic wildlife--Penalties for releasing

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Primary Citation:  29 Okl. St. Ann. § 7-801 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2016 Alternate Citation:  OK ST T. 29 § 7-801 Date Adopted:  1974
Summary:

No exotic wildlife may be released into the wilds of Oklahoma without first obtaining written permission of the Director. Violation is a misdemeanor punishable of a fine of $100 to $2000, and/or imprisonment up to 30 days.

Statute Text: 

A. No exotic wildlife may be released into the wilds of Oklahoma without first obtaining written permission of the Director.

B. Any person releasing such exotic wildlife into the wilds of Oklahoma in violation of the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) nor more than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days or by both.

CREDIT(S)

Laws 1974, c. 17, § 7-801, eff. April 8, 1974; Laws 1987, c. 112, § 5, eff. Nov. 1, 1987; Laws 1994, c. 318, § 18, emerg. eff. June 8, 1994; Laws 2006, c. 138, § 21, eff. Nov. 1, 2006.

 

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