Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Session: 2 year (odd-even)
Convenes: Jan (3rd Tuesday)
Adjourns: 90 calendar days
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During Session: 15 days except Sun
After Session: 20 days except Sun
Pocket Veto: No
Alaska Constitution Art 2 Sec 17
Alaska Constitution Art 2 Sec 18
Live game and hybrids: BANNED as pets – wolves and wolf dogs legal with permit along with feline hybrids 4 generations or more removed (5 Alaska Admin Code 92.030)
Exempt from Live Game:
Common Name Scientific Name
Dog Canis familiaris
Cat Felis catus
Sheep Ovis aries
Goat Capra hircus
Cattle Bos taurus
Oxen Bos spp.
Horse Equus caballus
Guinea pig Cavia porcellus
Reindeer (except feral reindeer) Rangifer tarandus Var.
Llama Lama peruana
Alpaca Lama pacos
One-humped camel Camelus dromedarius
Ass Equus asinus Var.
Mule Equus asinus x caballus
Swine Sus scrofa Var.
European ferret Mustela putorius furo
European rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Var.
White rat Rattus norvegicus Var. albinus
Mice: white, waltzing, singing, Mus musculus Var.
Fat-tailed gerbil Pachyuromys duprasi
Gerbil Gerbillus spp.
Hamster (golden) Mesocricetus auratus
Chinchilla Chinchilla laniger
Cavy Cavia aperea
Hedgehog, African Pygmy Erinaceus albiventris
Chicken Gallus gallus Var.
Pigeon Columia livia Var.
Any Turkey species Subfamily Meleagridinae
Any Pheasant, Junglefowl or Subfamily Phasianinae
Any Guineafowl species Subfamily Numidinae
Canary Serinus canaria Var.
Parrot, parakeet, cockatiel, Family Psittacidae
macaw, and other members of
the Family Psittacidae not
prohibited by federal or
Toucan Family Ramphastidae
Any New World Quail species Subfamily Odontophorinae
Mynah Acridotheres spp.
Any Peafowl species Pavo spp.
Any duck, goose, swan, or other
migratory waterfowl which the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
determines does not require a
federal permit for private ownership
Chukar partridge Alectoris chukar
Button "quail" Family Turnicidae in the order Gruiformes
Any nonvenomous reptile Class Reptilia
(crocodile, alligator, snake, turtle, or lizard)
Members of the bird families
Fringillidae, Turdidae, Zosteripidae,
Pycnonotidae, Timaliidae, and
Ploceidae of non- Holarctic origin.
Members of the bird families
Columbidae and Trogonidae of
non- nearctic origin.
Elk (except feral and wild elk) (Cervus elaphus)
Bison (except feral and wild bison) (Bison bison)
Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus)
(except feral and wild muskoxen)
PERMITS issued for temporary commercial use of exotic game for circuses, traveling animal shows, film productions, or similar purposes for a maximum of 120 days with a $500 surety deposit which is forfeited if animals are not removed after expiration date. (5 Alaska Admin Code 92.029, 92.035)
PERMIT issued to possess, export or import game for Scientific, Educational, Propagation or Public Safety purposes.
Venomous reptiles and insects: BANNED except educational purposes under permit.
Elephants: Issues Elephant Permit to possess, import and export elephants for commercial exhibition.
Birds: Keeping certain birds in captivity requires an Aviculture Permit .
Aviculture Permit Species:
(A) family Megapodiidae
(B) family Cracidae
(C) family Phasianidaes
(i) genus Alectoris (Partridge except Chukar partridge)
(ii) genus Francolinus
Falconry permits are issued.