AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
22-102A. Aircraft use in controlling unprotected or predatory animals. The director of the department of agriculture is hereby designated as the authorized agent of this state to aid in the administration or protection of land, water, wildlife, livestock, domesticated animals, human life or crops for the purposes of issuing permits to persons to shoot or attempt to shoot, capture, harass or kill unprotected or predatory animals, as designated by the director, while such person is airborne in an aircraft, under authority vested in such agency by public laws 92-159 and 92-502.
The director shall issue such permits to applicants at no charge and shall require each permittee to submit a report each calendar quarter. The director also shall file with the United States secretary of the interior an annual report as prescribed in public laws 92-159 and 92-502.
The director is authorized to promulgate such regulations as may be necessary for the effective administration of this subsection. Any violation of such regulations shall constitute a civil offense for which a civil penalty of not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) may be imposed per incident of violation.
[(22-102A) 1976, ch. 95, sec. 2, p. 357; am. and redesignated 22-102A, 1989, ch. 211, sec. 1, p. 520.]