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             2300 N Lincoln Blvd
             Oklahoma City, OK 73105


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Adjourns: May (last Friday)


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STATE AGENCY


Department of Wildlife Conservation

          Wildlife Division
          PO Box 53465

          1801 N Lincoln

     Oklahoma City, OK 73152          
         (405) 521-2739 or 521-3851

Board: Wildlife Conservation

             Commission


Meets: Monthly 


NEXT MEETING: Jul 9


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       Agriculture, Food & Forestry

       2800 N. Lincoln Blvd.

       Oklahoma City, OK 73105

       (405)521-3864


Board: Agriculture, Food &

             Forestry Board


Meets: Monthly 


NEXT MEETING: Jun 26


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Oklahoma Statutes                 Oklahoma Administrative Code 


NEWuntil 9/14/18: Bans import and possession of exotic swine.

MAIN LAW


Captive Born Wildlife: BANS native bears and cats over 50 pounds (cougar and black bear).  PERMIT is required for wildlife except for species in section 800:25-25-3 that are exempt from all permits. 

  • Noncommercial Wildlife Breeders License (pets)
  • Commercial Wildlife Breeders Permits (breed native wildlife for commercial purposes except amphibians and aquatic reptiles, raptor propagation) 
  • Resident Cat/Bear Exhibitor’s Permit (exhibit cougars and black bears – BANS direct public contact)
  • Nonresident cat/bear temporary exhibitor’s permit (nonresidents to exhibit cougars and black bears up to 30 days – BANS direct public contact) 


(Oklahoma Rev. Statutes 29-4-107, 29-4-121 to 29-4-123, 29-7-502, 29-7-503; Oklahoma Admin Code 800:25-11)


SPECIAL PERMITS/LAWS


Rehabilitation license are issued.  Cougars and black bears must meet some of the captive wildlife facility requirements.  (Oklahoma Admin Code 800:25-38)


Owners of any member of the canine or feline running at large is liable for damages and injuries.  (Oklahoma Rev. Statutes 29-4-41)

 Intentionally cutting or damaging a fence used to produce or contain livestock, exotic livestock, game animals or domestic game is a misdemeanor for a 1st offense and a felony (max of $1000, 2 years jail, or both) for a 2nd or subsequent offense.  (Oklahoma Rev. Statutes 21-1791)


IMPORT


 PERMIT required except Wildlife Breeders permit but quail, chukar, and pheasants require monthly report of the number imported/exported. 
(Oklahoma Admin Code 800:25-23)


NEW: BANS import and possession of exotic swine until 9/14/18.