Bill Status of HB0109 99th General Assembly
Short Description: TRANSPORTING INJURED ANIMALS
Rep. Robert W. Pritchard - Tom Demmer
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that any person who finds a sick, injured, orphaned, or crippled wildlife species protected by this Act may, without a permit, take possession of the wildlife in order to immediately transport it to a permitted rehabilitator. Provides that any person taking possession of sick, injured, orphaned, or crippled wildlife for the purpose of transporting it to a permitted rehabilitator assumes liability for any injury or property damage that he or she incurs from the wildlife. Exempts this activity from prohibitions on taking and retaining live species protected by the Code. Effective immediately.