§ 5-601. Wildlife breeders' sale and transportation of wildlife; tags for selling; invoices; records.
A. All licensed wildlife breeders may sell and transport any live wildlife for propagation purposes, may sell and transport minnows for bait if such are lawfully possessed or raised pursuant to this Code, and may sell and transport any live or dead wildlife for food upon compliance with the hereinafter set forth subsections.
B. All wildlife sold for food must be tagged with a metal tag to be supplied by the Department at reasonable prices, such tag to contain such information as the Director may require.
C. All tags shall remain attached to the individual animal, bird or fish until prepared for the consumer and may not be used more than once.
D. The breeder must keep permanent records for up to five (5) years on all wildlife sold and raised and1 shall contain:
1. The kind and number of species sold, killed, given away, transported or shipped;
2. The name and address of the recipient or consignee; and
3. The date of the transaction.
E. Such records shall be available for inspection at all reasonable times by authorized representatives of the Department.
F. All wildlife dealers may retain their wildlife for a period of up to one hundred twenty (120) days after their licenses expire.
G. Any person convicted of violating any of the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00).
Laws 1974, c. 17, § 5-601, eff. April 8, 1974.
§ 5-602. Confinement of wildlife to premises
A. Except for native cats or bears which are exhibited under an exhibitor's permit issued to a person pursuant to Section 4-107 of this title, all furbearers, game mammals, game birds, game fish and minnows raised under the provisions of this Code shall be confined to the lands or waters described in the application, and the wildlife shall be confined in a manner as to prohibit mammals, birds and fish belonging to the State of Oklahoma from becoming part of the enterprise.
B. Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00).
Laws 1974, c. 17, § 5-602, eff. April 8, 1974; Laws 1994, c. 318, § 15, emerg. eff. June 8, 1994; Laws 2003, c. 188, § 3, eff. July 1, 2003.