Full Statute Name:  West's Tennessee Code Annotated. Title 39. Criminal Offenses. Chapter 17. Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare. Part 1. Miscellaneous. § 39-17-101. Dangerous snakes or reptiles; handling

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Primary Citation:  T. C. A. § 39-17-101 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  TN ST § 39-17-101 Date Adopted:  1989
Summary:

This Tennessee law makes it an offense for a person to display, exhibit, handle, or use a poisonous or dangerous snake or reptile in a manner that endangers the life or health of any person. Violation is a Class C misdemeanor.

Statute Text: 

(a) It is an offense for a person to display, exhibit, handle, or use a poisonous or dangerous snake or reptile in a manner that endangers the life or health of any person.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

CREDIT(S)

1989 Pub.Acts, c. 591, § 1.

 

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