Exempt are licensed vets, those transporting them through the state within 72 hours, fairs and circuses (including photo booths), advertising, and USDA licensed research facilities. NEW: Federal agencies must comply with state permit requirements.
Primates: BANS except with license or exemption. Lawful ones need TB, Herpes B, SIV, and other tests within 30 days before import. All primates may only be transported in a carrier and only for vet visits or import or export for legal purposes.
Reptile and amphibians: Click here.
Jaguars: Bans possession after 8/21/97.
Import, possession, shipping or transporting aquatic invasive species for aquariums and scientific and education institutions requires a live wildlife permit.
Aquaculture and falconry permits are issued.
Import: BANS importation of zoo animals except circus, show, or zoo consignee. Petting zoo animals must test negative for TB within 12 months. Macaques (and mom if under 2 months) must test negative for TB, Herpes B, and SIV within 30 days of import. Macaques under 3 months require a health certificate that states all macaques housed within a 300 ft. circumference showed no symptoms and tested negative for TB within 90 days.
1700 West Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890
Sessions: 2 year (odd-even)
Convenes: Jan (2nd Mon)
Adjourns: Sat after 100 calendar day
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During Session: 5 days except Sun
After Session: 10 days except Sun
Pocket Veto: No
Arizona Constitution Art 5 Sec 7
90 day after adj except emergency