Okla. Stat. tit. 29 § 7-602

Current through Laws 2024, c. 328.
Section 7-602 - General prohibition against transporting wildlife - Exceptions
A. Except as otherwise provided by law, no person may ship into or out of, transport into or out of, have in possession with the intent to so transport, or cause to be removed from this state:
1. Any wildlife or parts thereof, nests of wildlife, their eggs or their young; or
2. Any endangered or threatened species.
B. Exceptions to paragraph 1 of subsection A of this section are:
1. Dead fish or wildlife legally taken by licensed hunters or fishermen for noncommercial purposes may be possessed, shipped, or transported into or within the borders of this state if it is accompanied by or has attached the appropriate certificate, license or tag as may be required by the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Code, rules, or the laws of another state;
2. Rough fish products that have been completely processed into food or other products that legally taken fish may yield may be exported from the state;
3. Any rough fish taken by licensed commercial fishermen who have been issued a special permit as required by Section 4-105 of this title by the Director may be shipped, transported or exported pursuant to the permit;
4. Any fish or wildlife lawfully bred or propagated may be shipped or transported within the confines of this state or exported out of this state;
5. Any wildlife for which the Director has given an individual specific written authority for its transportation into or out of the state; or
6. Any farmed cervidae licensed pursuant to the Oklahoma Farmed Cervidae Act.
C. An owner or operator of a commercially licensed hunting facility shall be permitted to transport cervidae from one in-state hunt facility to another in-state hunt facility without a permit issued by the Department of Wildlife Conservation.
D. Any person convicted of violating the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00), or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not less than ten (10) days nor more than sixty (60) days, or by both.

Okla. Stat. tit. 29, § 7-602

Added by Laws 1974, SB 400, c. 17, § 7-602, emerg. eff. 4/8/1974; Amended by Laws 1991, HB 1619, c. 182, § 55, eff. 9/1/1991; Amended by Laws 1992, SB 714, c. 149, § 14, emerg. eff. 4/30/1992; Amended by Laws 1996, SB 928, c. 117, § 2, emerg. eff. 7/1/1996; Amended by Laws 2006 , HB 2621, c. 138, §20, eff. 11/1/2006; Amended by Laws 2008 , SB 1734, c. 63, §3, emerg. eff. 7/1/2008.