(a) A person may not transport or have in his or her possession with the intention
of transporting beyond the limits of the state any species of wildlife or any part
thereof killed, taken, captured or caught within this state, except as provided in
(1) A person legally entitled to hunt and fish in this state may take with him or
her personally, when leaving the state, any wildlife that he or she has lawfully taken
or killed, not exceeding, during the open season, the number that any person may lawfully
(2) Licensed resident hunters and trappers and resident and nonresident fur dealers
may transport beyond the limits of the state pelts of game and fur-bearing animals,
fur-bearer parts, including carcasses for the making of lures and baits, carcass parts,
including glands, skulls, claws, and bones, and fur-bearer urine taken during the
(3) A person may transport the hide, head, antlers and feet of a legally killed deer
and the hide, head, skull, organs and feet of a legally killed black bear beyond the
limits of the state.
(4) A person legally entitled to possess an animal according to § 20-2-4 of this code may transport that animal, including the parts or urine of that animal, beyond the
limits of the state.
(b) The director may promulgate rules in accordance with § 29A-3-1 et seq. of this code dealing with the transportation and tagging of wildlife, parts, urine and skins.
(c) A person who violates this section by transporting or possessing with the intention
of transporting beyond the limits of this state deer or wild boar shall be considered
to have committed a separate offense for each animal so transported or possessed. This section does not apply to captive cervids regulated pursuant to § 19-2H-1 et seq. of this code.
(d) A person violating this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction
thereof, shall be fined not less than $20 nor more than $300 or be confined in jail
not less than 10 nor more than 60 days, or both.
(e) This section does not apply to persons legally entitled to propagate and sell
wild animals, wild birds, fish, amphibians and other forms of aquatic life beyond
the limits of the state.
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