Full Statute Name:  West's Revised Code of Washington Annotated. Title 77. Fish and Wildlife. Chapter 77.15. Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Code. 77.15.800. Engaging in wildlife rehabilitation without a permit--Penalty

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Primary Citation:  West's RCWA 77.15.800 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  March, 2019 Date Adopted:  2014
Summary: This Washington law provides that a person is guilty of guilty of engaging in wildlife rehabilitation without a permit if the person captures, transports, treats, feeds, houses, conditions, or trains injured, diseased, oiled, or abandoned wildlife without department authority for temporary actions or a wildlife rehabilitation permit issued by the department. A violation of this section is a misdemeanor.

 

(1)(a) A person is guilty of engaging in wildlife rehabilitation without a permit if the person captures, transports, treats, feeds, houses, conditions, or trains injured, diseased, oiled, or abandoned wildlife without department authority for temporary actions or a wildlife rehabilitation permit issued by the department.

(b) The department must adopt rules for permissible temporary actions that include, at a minimum, the conditions under which a person may capture or transport wildlife to a primary permittee, subpermittee, or a rehabilitation facility.

(2) A person who is a primary permittee or subpermittee on a wildlife rehabilitation permit issued by the department is guilty of unlawful use of a wildlife rehabilitation permit if the person violates any permit provisions or department rules pertaining to wildlife rehabilitation other than those addressing recordkeeping and reporting requirements.

(3) A violation of this section is a misdemeanor.

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[2014 c 48 § 25, eff. June 12, 2014.]

 

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