ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH Rule change proposals


Introduced: Mar 15, 2022 - Committee public hearing 4/21


Commission Meeting: May 18-19, 2022 @ TBD

2 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock AR 72205


#03.02 Fishing license - Allows possessing Aquatic Turtle Harvester Permit to purchase tags for commercial tackle

#26.13 Certain Exotic Species Prohibited - Adds white & yellow perch to prohibited list

#26.14 Transportation Of Zebra Mussels Prohibited - Repeals duplicate section

#26.30 Possession of Certain Live Carp Prohibited - moves the resident fish farmers, state and federal culture, and research/educational/public aquaria found elsewhere to this code

#30.01Resident Commercial Fishing - Allows possessing Aquatic Turtle Harvester Permit to purchase tags for commercial tackle

#34.01 Aquatic Turtle Permit Requirements - various changes

#34.02 Aquatic Turtle Permit Qualifications - combines farmer/dealer; removes expired 150 permit limit; removes requirement to follow 34.07

#34.03 Nonresident Aquatic Turtle Dealers -prohibits nonresident dealers; keeps the exemption listed

#34.04 Commercial Aquatic Turtle Harvest - Moves Arkansas River exceptions to subsection; removes dealers from Private Land Commercial Aquatic Turtle Permit

#34.07 Aquatic Turtle Transaction - Removes junior aquatic turtle harvest and aquatic turtle dealer; reporting now on 15th of month even when no transactions 

#34.08 Possession Of Fish By Aquatic Turtle Harvesters - bans taking all fish from waters where engaging in turtle trapping; rough fish in traps limited to waters where caught

#34.12 Take/possess aquatic turtles for personal consumption - NEW Allows with Sportfishing License  using recreational tackle AND possessing up to 6 combined live/dressed common snapping and spiny softshell turtles

#35.09 Conditional And Unlisted Aquaculture Species - Removes Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit

#39.00 Crayfish - NEW Adds requirements

#D1.01 Licenses, permits - removes Junior Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit and Non-Resident Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit

#J1.01 Approved Commercial Aquaculture Species - Adds yellow perch and marbled crayfish to prohibited species

#J1.02 Approved Aquatic Turtles And Alligators - Adds the combined Commercial Aquatic Turtle Farmer/Dealer Permit

#J1.03 Approved Stocking Private Lakes And Ponds - Adds yellow perch and marbled crayfish to prohibited

#01.00C Definitions - adds mountain lions to large carnivores

#09.01 Possessing captive wildlife - Moves various exemptions to the sections they are meant for (AZA, field trial, migratory birds, R1.01, terrestrial invertebrates)

#09.02 Possessing non-native wildlife - adds exemption from 09.01 and lists out subsections under A - certain entities only exempt from A

#09.03 Release wildlife - ratites not escaped if not in building or covered pen; mallards no longer under Game Bird Shooting Resort Permit; Replaces with Shoot-To-Kill Bird Dog Training Permit

#09.08 Shoot-to-Kill Bird Dog Training Permit Required - NEW

#09.10 Wildlife import - Exempts transport through within 12 hours for interstate commerce if not displayed and confined in mode of transport; adds terrestrial wildlife exemption; aquatic turtles and alligators no longer exempt

#09.11 Import of certain wildlife - removes scientific/educational/conservation exemption under general exemptions

#09.13 Shoot-to-Kill Retrieving Dog Training Permit Required - NEW

#09.14 Native Pets - Bans wild-caught bobcat, coyote, red fox and gray fox pets - exempts 7/1/22

#14.01 Take Birds - Revises federal code reference

#14.04 Take Raptors - Revises federal code reference

#F1.01 Commercial Wildlife Hunting Resort - allows special conditions for permit; removes black bear hunting ban; must sell or euthanize animals if not renewed before expiration

#F1.02 Game Bird Shooting Resort - allows special permit conditions; removes needing to recapture afterward; must sell or euthanize animals not allowed under 09.02 non-native or 9.14(B) native pets if not renewed before expiration

#F1.03 Wildlife Breeder/Dealer - All R1.03 species must now be sold to another permit or exported; Allows leaving permanent facility for sale, veterinary care or exhibition; exempts ratites from building or covered pen; GFAS allowed to leave animals in exercise enclosures overnight; adds exhibition caging exception; those with R1.03 that do not have those species for year will not have permit renewed

#F1.04 Wildlife Importation - allows special conditions; not needed for transport through; grants additional authority for controlling disease and quarantine; ban unhealthy/unhumane conditions; requires strong enough enclosure

#F1.05 Wildlife Rehabilitation - revises experience; allows special conditions; release requires landowner permission

#F1.06 Shoot-To-Kill Bird Dog Training Permit Requirements - NEW

#F1.07 Falconry - revises entire section

#F1.08 Venomous Reptile - allows special conditions; Must be held in humane and healthy condition

#F1.10 Conservation Education - If not renewed, animals must be transferred to another permit holder or euthanized before expiration other than what is allowed under 9.14(A) native wildlife pets; must allow inspections AND restrain or put in suitable pen if requested AND allows immediate removal if cared for improperly or kept in inhumane or unhealthy conditions

#F1.11 Shoot-to-Kill Retrieving Dog Training Permit NEW

#P1.01 Endangered Species List - Adds black rail/red knot; removes Sprague’s pipet; Magazine Mountain sagreen

#R1.01 Unrestricted Species - divides into species types - Adds lessor spot-nosed guenon, certain chameleons, Cyclodomorphus Skinks

#R1.02 Conditional Species - adds False Brook Salamanders; California or Valley Quail; Gambel's Quail; Scaled or Blue Quail; Canadian lynx; Mountain coatis; Ring-tailed Lemur; Ruffed Lemurs; Spider Monkeys; vervet monkeys; wolf; Collared Lizards, Leopard Lizards; Central and South American Pitvipers

#R1.03 Prohibited Species - divides into species type; Adds all waterfowl (no exception) and anacondas


florida fish & Wildlife commission RULE 68-5.007

Allows spouse/beneficiary of permit holder that dies be issued a permit to keep the animal for its life if they submit a permit application within 90 days; Allows prohibited reptile species being free-handled in exhibition indoors to have public contact


REVISED after March meeting to exclude mobile


Adoption Meeting: May 4, 2022 @ 8:30 am

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
1714 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, Florida, 32607

COLORADO PARKS & Wildlife commission rule Chapter 11

Removes the CWD testing requirement for import, certification and movement of fallow deer AND removes TB testing requirement for alternative livestock to match Agriculture rules due to split authority over cervids


Adoption Meeting: May 4-5, 2022

FLORIDA FISH AND Wildlife HEARINGS

Captive wildlife rules


Public Hearings: 6-8 pm each day


Apr 12
Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, 1714 SW 34th Street,
Gainesville, FL 32607

Apr 25
Springhill Suites Orlando at Flamingo Crossing
13279 Hartzog Road, Winter Garden, Florida 34787

Apr 26
Homewood Suites by Hilton Palm Beach Gardens 4700 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens



68A-6.001 Captive wildlife definitions - Defines basic first aid and serious bodily injury


68A-6.009 General Regulations - bans maintaining captive wildlife resulting in injury to wildlife or humans or escape as defined; Cages must be completely enclosed to prevent escape except paddocks, reptiles and open-air enclosures; illegal for unauthorized person to breach, remove, damage or dismantle structural safety barrier of any enclosure, wildlife exhibit, or ride


68A-6.018 Injuries, Escapes - removes bites; revises when and under what conditions to report injuries or escapes


WYOMING GAME AND FISH Rule change proposals


Introduced: Apr 18, 2022 - Comments due June 3 by 5 pm


Public Hearings:
May 9, 2022
5:30 PM
Casper Game and Fish Regional Office
Ch: 10, 33, 52


May 12, 2022
7:00 PM
Cheyenne Game and Fish Office
*with Zoom Option
Ch: 49, 50, 51, 53, 69


Commission Meeting: July 18-20, 2022 @ TBD



Chapter 10 - Regulation For Importation, and Possession, Confinement, Transportation, Sale And Disposition of Live Wildlife

Chapter 33 - Regulation Governing Issuance Of Scientific Research, Educational Or Special Purpose Permits
Ch 49 - Private Stocking of Wildlife
Ch 50 - Fishing Preserves
Ch 51 - Private Fish Hatcheries
Ch 52 - Take of Nongame Wildlife
Ch 53 - Landowner Fishing Lakes or Ponds
Ch 69 - Importation and Possession of Live Cold-Blooded Wildlife



Comments may be mailed to: (form found at link below)

Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Wildlife Division
ATTN: Regulations
3030 Energy Lane
Casper, WY 82604


OR

Submit Online: HERE



florida fish & Wildlife commission ONLINE PERMIT RULES

Revising various rules to refer to new online system for permits


Adoption Meeting: May 4, 2022 @ 8:30 am

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
1714 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, Florida, 32607


68A-6.004 Possession of Class I, II, and III Wildlife: Permit Application Criteria

68A-6.010 Facility Requirements for Class I, II and III Wildlife
68A-6.017 Possession and Exhibition of Venomous Reptiles and Reptiles of Concern
68A-6.0172 Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements for Venomous Reptiles and Reptiles of Concern

68A-9.005 Falconry
68A-9.006 Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit
68A-12.004 Possession or Sale of Birds or Mammals; Taxidermy Operations and Mounting Requirements
68A-12.010 Regulations Governing the Operation of Private Hunting Preserves
68A-12.011 Regulations Governing the Establishment and Operation of Game Farms



UPDATED 5/9

florida fish & Wildlife commission RULE 68-5.001

Creates procedure to allow deviation from conditional and prohibited species enclosure and material standards


Adoption Meeting: May 4, 2022 @ 8:30 am

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
1714 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, Florida, 32607

State Agency Meetings

florida fish & Wildlife commission RULE 68A-6.003

Prevents issuing captive wildlife permits to another facility if owner/interested party had one revoked


Meeting: Mar 2-3, 2022 from 8:30-5 - REVISED to replace facility with entity and remove ban on benefiting from wildlife after 90 days


Adoption Meeting: May 4, 2022 @ 8:30 am

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
1714 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, Florida, 32607