Full Statute Name:  West's Revised Code of Washington Annotated. Title 9. Crimes and Punishments. Chapter 9.41. Firearms and Dangerous Weapons. 9.41.185. Coyote getters

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Primary Citation:  West's RCWA 9.41.185 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  WA ST 9.41.185 Date Adopted:  1965
Summary:

This Washington law provides that the use of "coyote getters" is not a violation of law when their use is authorized by the state department of agriculture and/or the state department of fish and wildlife in cooperative programs with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The purpose must be to control or eliminate coyotes that are harmful to livestock or game animals.

Statute Text: 

The use of “coyote getters” or similar spring-triggered shell devices shall not constitute a violation of any of the laws of the state of Washington when the use of such “coyote getters” is authorized by the state department of agriculture and/or the state department of fish and wildlife in cooperative programs with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, for the purpose of controlling or eliminating coyotes harmful to livestock and game animals on range land or forest areas.


CREDIT(S)

[1999 c 143 § 3; 1988 c 36 § 3; 1965 c 46 § 1.]

 

 

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