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Georgia Code Title 2. Agriculture § 2-15-5

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<Effective upon appropriation of funds for purposes of Laws 2004, Act 728, Part II>

(a) Any person or firm engaged in pacific white shrimp aquaculture shall apply to the department for a pacific white shrimp aquaculture registration.  The lawfully obtained pacific white shrimp of an aquaculturalist registered under this chapter shall be privately owned subject to regulation by the department;  provided, however, any person selling pacific white shrimp without first obtaining a pacific white shrimp aquaculture registration shall be considered to be selling “wildlife” or “wild animals” and shall be subject to the provisions of Title 27 governing such sale.

(b) On and after January 1 of the calendar year following the year in which this chapter becomes effective, it shall be a misdemeanor for any person or firm to engage in pacific white shrimp aquaculture unless such person or firm is registered as provided by this chapter;  except that this subsection shall not apply to the employees of a registered pacific white shrimp aquaculturalist.

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