Dangerous regulated animals: BANNED except USDA facilities with no felonies within previous 10 years, AZA and ZAA facilities, licensed medical or research institutions, circuses, rodeos, fairs, and carnivals along with current owners that met the strict requirements including caging requirements in 115-20-5. Anyone other than the owner who cares for or handles one must apply to become a registered designated handler, which requires 200 hours of experience.
Dangerous Regulated Animals:
(Kansas Statutes Ch. 32 Art. 13, 10/1/2006; Kansas Admin Code 115-20-6)
Certain exotic animals: BANS importation and possession except experimental, scientific and display purposes with a Wildlife Importation Permit.
All other exotic wildlife may be possessed without limit in time or number provided they were legally acquired and are confined and controlled at all times.
(Kansas Admin Code 115-18-10, 115-20-3)
Native species listed: Up to 4 each may be possessed for personal use provided caging standards are followed. Possession Permit required for cougars, wolves, and black and grizzly bears except zoos, vets, transporters through the state, possession under 5 days, schools or universities or circuses and similar business enterprises for scientific, educational or display purposes. Their sale along with native reptiles and amphibians requires a game breeder’s permit.
(Kansas Admin Code 115-12-1, 115-12-3, 115-20-2, 115-20-4)
Kansas State Capitol
300 SW 10th St.
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Convenes: Jan (2nd Mon)
Odd Years: No set date
Even Years: 90 calendar days
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During Session: 10 days
After Session: 10 days
Pocket Veto: No
Kansas Constitution Art 2 Sec 14
After publication in statute book
Kansas Statutes 45-310