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Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - American Samoa

(Invasive Species)

The control and regulation of fish and game in and about Guam and the administration of this Article shall be vested in the Department [of Agriculture].

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Georgia

(Invasive Species)

The department may promulgate all rules and regulations necessary to administer the provisions of this article.; (c) The Board of Natural Resources is authorized by rules or regulations to control and regulate the hunting or taking of feral hogs on…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Kansas

(Invasive Species)

(n) The animal health commissioner may adopt rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of this section.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Louisiana

(Invasive Species)

A. There is hereby established a beaver, nuisance feral swine, coyote, and coydog control program which shall be developed by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry to be administered by the Livestock Brand Commission. The program shall…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Mississippi

(Invasive Species)

(5)(a) Wild hogs may be caught or trapped and transported within the State of Mississippi, with a permit, issued by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Missouri

(Invasive Species)

5. The director of the department of agriculture shall promulgate rules for fencing and health standards for Russian and European wild boar and wild-caught swine held alive on private land.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Montana

(Invasive Species)

A person, a state agency, or a federal agency authorized by the state or the federal government is allowed to control or eradicate feral swine.; (1) The board is authorized to control and eradicate feral swine and may establish rules to implement the…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Nebraska

(Invasive Species)

(1) It shall be illegal to knowingly engage in, sponsor, instigate, assist, or profit from the release, killing, wounding, or attempted killing or wounding of animals of the Families Tayassuidae and Suidae for the purpose of sport, pleasure,…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Nevada

(Invasive Species)

1. Except as otherwise provided by law, all estrays and feral livestock within this state shall be deemed for the purpose of this section to be the property of the Department. 2. The Department has all rights accruing pursuant to the laws of this…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - New York

(Invasive Species)

4. The department may adopt rules and regulations necessary to implement and administer this section.; 1. Whenever it is jointly determined by the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of Health or the Department of Agriculture…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - North Carolina

(Invasive Species)

Notwithstanding G.S. 113-291.1(b)(1), employees of the Wildlife Resources Commission and employees of federal agencies whose responsibilities include fisheries and wildlife management, in the performance of such employees' official duties, may cull…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - North Dakota

(Invasive Species)

The board is responsible for the control and eradication of feral swine on state lands and on private lands in this state.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Oklahoma

(Invasive Species)

A. Feral swine may be taken on lands owned or managed by the Department of Wildlife Conservation in accordance with rules promulgated thereto.; A. The State Board of Agriculture is authorized to promulgate rules necessary, expedient, or appropriate…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authority and Jurisdiction - Texas

(Invasive Species)

(f) The commission's authority to regulate the movement of feral swine may not interfere with the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to regulate the hunting or trapping of feral swine.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - American Samoa

(Invasive Species)

(a) The following wildlife may be taken at any time and no license or permit is required to take them: (1) Rats and mice, (2) The marine toad, (3) The brown tree snake (Boinga irregularis), and...

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Arkansas

(Invasive Species)

(a) A person may capture or kill a feral hog only as follows: (1) On private land if the person is the landowner or lessee or has the permission of the landowner or lessee(,) and (2)(A) On public land if: (i) Allowed by the landowner(,) and (ii) The…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Indiana

(Invasive Species)

Sec. 21. (a) Fatted hogs that are found may, at the option of the finder, be killed one (1) month after posting. (b) If fatted hogs are killed under subsection (a), the finder shall, immediately after killing the hogs...

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Kansas

(Invasive Species)

(l) The animal health commissioner of the Kansas department of agriculture, or the authorized representative of the animal health commissioner, may destroy or require the destruction of any feral swine upon discovery of such swine. (m) The provisions…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Louisiana

(Invasive Species)

Any landowner or lessee, or their agents, employees, or representatives or the sheriff, constable, or other police officer of any parish, ward, or municipality may seize any swine found unaccompanied by its owner or keeper and running at large on any…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Massachusetts

(Invasive Species)

Every field driver shall take up horses, mules, asses, neat cattle, sheep, goats or swine going at large in the public ways, or on common and unimproved land within his town and not under the care of a keeper(,)...

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Missouri

(Invasive Species)

1. For purposes of this section, the term “feral hog” means any hog, including Russian and European wild boar, that is not conspicuously identified by ear tags or other forms of identification and is roaming freely upon public or private lands…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Montana

(Invasive Species)

(2) A person or the person's agent who encounters feral swine on property owned or leased by that person may immediately eradicate the feral swine if the feral swine: (a) poses an immediate threat of harm to a person or property(,) or (b) will expand…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Nebraska

(Invasive Species)

The commission shall destroy any feral swine and may authorize any agents, including landowners, to destroy and dispose of any feral swine.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Nevada

(Invasive Species)

Estrays and feral livestock may be taken up by authorized agents of the Department. The disposal of the estrays and feral livestock must be conducted in the manner set forth in the provisions of NRS 569.040 to 569.130, inclusive.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - North Carolina

(Invasive Species)

Notwithstanding G.S. 113-291.1(b)(1), employees of the Wildlife Resources Commission and employees of federal agencies whose responsibilities include fisheries and wildlife management, in the performance of such employees' official duties, may cull…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - North Dakota

(Invasive Species)

2. a. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, if a person encounters a feral swine on property owned by or legally occupied by that person and determines that the feral swine poses a threat of harm or destruction of property, the person…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Oklahoma

(Invasive Species)

A. Feral swine may be taken on lands owned or managed by the Department of Wildlife Conservation in accordance with rules promulgated thereto. B. No person whose hunting license is revoked may remove feral swine during the time the license is…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Texas

(Invasive Species)

A qualified landowner or landowner's agent, as determined by commission rule, may contract to participate as a hunter or observer in using a helicopter to take depredating feral hogs or coyotes under the authority of a permit issued under this…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Utah

(Invasive Species)

(2) Feral swine may be seized, captured, or destroyed at any time, in any place, and in any manner by: (a) the department and the department's authorized agents(,) (b) the Division of Wildlife Resources and the Division of Wildlife Resources'…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Authorized Removal - Virginia

(Invasive Species)

Notwithstanding § 5.1-17, employees of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and employees of federal agencies whose responsibilities include fisheries and wildlife management, in the performance of such employees' official duties, may hunt or…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Alabama

(Invasive Species)

(a) As used in this section, the term “hog” shall mean a pig, swine, or boar.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - American Samoa

(Invasive Species)

(h) Game - all native or introduced species of wild birds and wild or feral animals;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Arizona

(Invasive Species)

In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires: 5. “Livestock” means cattle, equine, sheep, goats and swine, except feral pigs.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Arkansas

(Invasive Species)

As used in this subchapter: (1)(A) “Feral hog” means an animal or hybrid animal of either the family Suidae, including without limitation a wild hog, Russian or European wild boar, and Old World swine, or the family Tayassuidae, including without…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - California

(Invasive Species)

(a) Game mammals are: deer (genus Odocoileus), elk (genus Cervus), prong-horned antelope (genus Antilocapra), wild pigs, including feral pigs and European wild boars (genus Sus), black and brown or cinnamon bears (genus Euarctos), mountain lions…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Delaware

(Invasive Species)

When used in this chapter: (7) “Livestock” means any cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines, whether live or dead.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Florida

(Invasive Species)

In construing this part, where the context permits, the word, phrase, or term: (10) “Domestic animal” shall include any equine or bovine animal, goat, sheep, swine, domestic cat, dog, poultry, ostrich, emu, rhea, or other domesticated beast or bird.…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Georgia

(Invasive Species)

As used in this article, the term “feral hog” has the meaning provided by Code Section 27-1-2.; As used in this title, the term: (7) “Board” means the Board of Natural Resources. (20) “Commissioner” means the commissioner of natural resources. (22)…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Idaho

(Invasive Species)

When used in this chapter: (5) “Department” means the Idaho department of agriculture. (6) “Director” means the director of the Idaho department of agriculture. (8) “Livestock” means cattle, sheep, swine and poultry.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Illinois

(Invasive Species)

§ 1.2h. “Game mammals” means the following specific species: cottontail, swamp, and jack rabbit, white-tailed deer, fox squirrel, gray squirrel and ground hog.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Indiana

(Invasive Species)

Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, “livestock” includes the following: (2) Swine and other animals of the porcine species.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Iowa

(Invasive Species)

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires: 1. “Agricultural animal” means an agricultural animal as defined in section 717A.1 other than swine which is a member of the species sus scrofa linnaeus, including but not limited to…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Kansas

(Invasive Species)

(a) As used in this section, “feral swine” means any untamed or undomesticated hog, boar or pig(,) swine whose reversion from the domesticated state to the wild state is apparent(,) or an otherwise freely roaming swine having no visible tags,…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Kentucky

(Invasive Species)

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) “Board” means the state Board of Agriculture(,) (2) “Commissioner” means the Commissioner of Agriculture(,) (3) “Department” means the Department of Agriculture(,) (8) “Livestock”…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Maine

(Invasive Species)

As used in this Part, and in every law relating to or affecting animals, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following terms have the following meanings. 11. Commissioner. “Commissioner” means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Maryland

(Invasive Species)

(a) In this article the following words have the meanings indicated. (d) “Department” means the State Department of Agriculture. (f) “Livestock” means living or dead cattle, equines, goats...

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Michigan

(Invasive Species)

(14) “Department” means the Michigan department of agriculture. (16) “Director” means the director of the Michigan department of agriculture or his or her authorized representative.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Minnesota

(Invasive Species)

Subdivision 1. Definition. — For purposes of this section, “feral swine” means a member of the genus and species Sus scrofa that lives in the wild.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Montana

(Invasive Species)

As used in this part, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following definitions apply: (1) “Board” means the board of livestock provided for in 2-15-3102. (2) “Feral swine” means a hog, boar, or pig that appears to be untamed, undomesticated,…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Nevada

(Invasive Species)

“Livestock” means: 3. All swine or animals of the porcine species; “Feral livestock” means any formerly domesticated livestock or progeny of domesticated livestock which have become wild and are running at large upon public or private lands in the…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - New Jersey

(Invasive Species)

c. For the purposes of this act, “domestic livestock” means cattle, horses, donkeys, swine, sheep, goats, rabbits, poultry, fowl, and any other domesticated animal deemed by the State Board of Agriculture and the Department of Agriculture, in…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - New Mexico

(Invasive Species)

D. As used in this section, “feral hog” means a pig that exists in an untamed state from domestication.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - New York

(Invasive Species)

1. For purposes of this section, “Eurasian boar” shall mean any subspecies, breed, or hybrid of swine recognized as Eurasian boar, Russian boar, wild boar, wild hog, razorback, or feral swine. “Eurasian boar” shall not include domestic pigs (sus…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - North Carolina

(Invasive Species)

The following definitions and their cognates apply in the description of the various marine and estuarine and wildlife resources: (5c) Feral Swine.--Free-ranging mammals of the species Sus scrofa. (15) Wild Animals.--Game animals(,) fur-bearing…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - North Dakota

(Invasive Species)

As used in this chapter: 1. “Board” means the state board of animal health. 2. “Feral swine” means a hog, boar, or pig that: a. Appears to be untamed or undomesticated(,) b. Appears to have reverted from a domesticated to a wild state; and c. Is…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Oklahoma

(Invasive Species)

As used in the Feral Swine Control Act: 1. “Daylight” means the period of time beginning when the sun rises and ending when the sun sets(,) 2. “Feral swine” means any hog, pig, or swine species...

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Oregon

(Invasive Species)

As used in the wildlife laws, unless the context requires otherwise: (2) “Commission” means the State Fish and Wildlife Commission created by ORS 496.090. (4) “Department” means the State Department of Fish and Wildlife created by ORS 496.080.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Tennessee

(Invasive Species)

(c) As used in this section, “wild-appearing swine” means swine that are, at maturity, two feet to three feet (2′ - 3′) tall and three and one half feet to five feet (3 ½ - 5′) long and, at maturity, have the following physical features in comparison…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Texas

(Invasive Species)

In this subchapter: (2) “Depredating animals” means bobcats, feral hogs, red foxes, coyotes, and crossbreeds between coyotes and dogs but does not include birds or fowl.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Utah

(Invasive Species)

As used in this title: (12) “Division” means the Division of Wildlife Resources. (16) “Feral” means an animal that is normally domesticated but has reverted to the wild. (54) “Wildlife” means: (a) crustaceans, including brine shrimp and crayfish(,)…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Definition - Wyoming

(Invasive Species)

(a) As used in this chapter: (i) “Board” means the Wyoming livestock board(,) (ii) “Director” means the director of the Wyoming livestock board(,) (iii) “Feral” means a domestic animal that is not under the control of nor cared for by a person and…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Alabama

(Invasive Species)

A violation of any rule of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources prohibiting the transportation and release of live feral swine shall be a Class B misdemeanor punishable as provided by law, except the defendant shall be subject to a…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Arkansas

(Invasive Species)

(c) A feral hog captured by any means under subsection (a) of this section shall be immediately: (1)(A) Killed. (B) If a feral hog is captured on private property and not moved from the private property, the landowner or a lessee is not required to…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - California

(Invasive Species)

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the judge before whom any person is tried for a violation of any provision of this code, or regulation adopted pursuant thereto, may, upon the conviction of the person tried, order the forfeiture of any…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Georgia

(Invasive Species)

(a) No person shall transport live feral hogs anywhere in this state unless authorized to do so pursuant to a feral hog transport permit carried on such person while engaging in the transport of such feral hogs. (b)(1) Upon request by any person, the…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Idaho

(Invasive Species)

(c) Felonies. Any person who pleads guilty to, is found guilty or is convicted of a violation of the following offenses shall be guilty of a felony: . . . 2. Releasing into the wild, without a permit from the director, any of the following wildlife,…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Indiana

(Invasive Species)

Sec. 1. A person who finds a stray horse, mule, ass, sheep, hog, cattle, or goat, or any other article of value, shall, within five (5) days after finding the animal or article, advertise the animal or article in writing in three...

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Kansas

(Invasive Species)

(b) No person shall import, transport or possess live feral swine in this state. (c) No person shall intentionally or knowingly release any hog, boar, pig or swine to live in a wild or feral state upon public or private land. (d) No person shall…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Louisiana

(Invasive Species)

If the owner or keeper fails to come forward and claim the swine within five days after mailing or delivery of said notice and pay all fees and costs hereinafter provided, or if the ownership of such swine cannot be readily determined, notice of…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Michigan

(Invasive Species)

Sec. 31. (1) Any species having the potential to spread serious diseases or parasites, to cause serious physical harm, or to otherwise endanger native wildlife, human life, livestock, domestic animals, or property, as determined by the director,…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Minnesota

(Invasive Species)

Subd. 2. Prohibited actions(,) penalty. (a) A person may not possess or release feral swine or swine that were feral during any part of the swines’ lifetime or allow feral swine to run at large.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Mississippi

(Invasive Species)

(1) No person may import into the state or release into the wild, any live feral hog, wild swine or Russian Boar. (2) No person may transport on public roads or off of the property of record where captured or relocate within the state any live feral…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Missouri

(Invasive Species)

1. Any person who recklessly or knowingly releases any swine to live in a wild or feral state upon any public land or private land not completely enclosed by a fence capable of containing such animals is guilty of a class A misdemeanor. Each swine so…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Montana

(Invasive Species)

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person who believes feral swine are present on private or public property shall notify the board and, if authorized, assist in the control or eradication of the feral swine.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Nebraska

(Invasive Species)

The duties and liabilities imposed by sections 54-401 to 54-415 do not apply in the case of estray or trespass of feral swine as defined in section 37-524.01. Feral swine may be destroyed as provided in section 37-524.01.; (1) It shall be illegal to…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Nevada

(Invasive Species)

The Department may enter into a cooperative agreement for the management, control, placement or disposition of the livestock with another agency of this state or with a county, city, town, township, peace officer, poundmaster or nonprofit…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - New Mexico

(Invasive Species)

A. The purpose of this section is to ensure the public health, safety and welfare and to prevent the introduction or spread of disease to New Mexico's livestock and wildlife. B. No person shall import into the state, transport within the state, hold…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - New York

(Invasive Species)

The following regulations shall apply to the importation of domestic or feral animals: 1. No person shall knowingly bring into this state any domestic or feral animal which has an infectious or communicable disease, except in the case of pure bred…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - North Carolina

(Invasive Species)

(a) No live swine shall be transported on a public road within the State unless the swine has an official form of identification approved by the State Veterinarian for this purpose. (b) Any live swine that is transported on a public road within this…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - North Dakota

(Invasive Species)

1. Any person having reason to believe that feral swine are present on property owned by or legally occupied by that person shall notify the board and cooperate with the board in controlling or eradicating the feral swine. 2. a. Notwithstanding any…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Oklahoma

(Invasive Species)

A. Except as otherwise specified in the Feral Swine Control Act, any person with permission of the owner may remove feral swine from private or public property during daylight hours. B. Any person who intends to kill or attempt to kill feral swine at…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Oregon

(Invasive Species)

(2) A person, or an employee of that person who acts as a land manager, shall take action in a manner consistent with rules adopted by the State Fish and Wildlife Commission to remove any feral swine that roams on land owned or controlled by that…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - South Carolina

(Invasive Species)

(A) It is unlawful to night hunt for feral hogs, coyotes, or armadillos in violation of the provisions of this section. (B)(1) Feral hogs, coyotes, and armadillos may be hunted at night on registered property on which a person has a lawful right to…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Tennessee

(Invasive Species)

(d) It is an offense for any person to knowingly transport or release into the wild, or cause to be transported into or within the state, live wild-appearing swine that do not have documentation approved by the department of agriculture. (e)…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Texas

(Invasive Species)

(a) A person commits an offense if the person recklessly: (1) moves feral swine in a manner that is not in compliance with rules adopted by the commission under Section 161.0412 or 161.054(,) or (2) as the owner or person in charge of a holding…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Utah

(Invasive Species)

(3)(a) Notwithstanding Section 76-9-301, and subject to the requirements of this section, an individual may kill a feral swine roaming on private or public land. (b) An individual shall obtain the consent of the landowner before killing a feral swine…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Vermont

(Invasive Species)

(d)(1) The Commissioner shall not issue a permit under this section for the importation or possession of the following live species, a hybrid or genetic variant of the following species, offspring of the following species, or offspring or a hybrid of…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Enforcement and Penalties - Wyoming

(Invasive Species)

(a) Before any livestock can be declared feral, a reasonable attempt shall be made by the director or the state veterinarian to locate and identify the owner of the livestock and to notify the owner to take possession of the livestock. If the owner…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Legislative Declaration - Maryland

(Invasive Species)

It is the intent of the General Assembly that each animal in the State be protected from intentional cruelty, including animals that are: (1) privately owned(,) (2) strays(,) (3) domesticated(,)...

Jurisdiction for Swine - Legislative Declaration - Mississippi

(Invasive Species)

(1) There is established a beaver and wild hog control program which shall be developed by the Beaver and Wild Hog Control Advisory Board created in Section 49-7-203 and administered by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce with the…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Legislative Declaration - New Mexico

(Invasive Species)

A. The purpose of this section is to ensure the public health, safety and welfare and to prevent the introduction or spread of disease to New Mexico's livestock and wildlife.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Legislative Declaration - Oklahoma

(Invasive Species)

The purpose of the Feral Swine Control Act is to provide aggressive measures to reduce the number of feral swine in Oklahoma. Feral swine are a nonnative invasive species in Oklahoma that are detrimental to the natural resources of Oklahoma and…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Legislative Declaration - Tennessee

(Invasive Species)

(a) It is the intent of this section to address the illegal translocation and release of wild-appearing swine. These animals have been shown to be destructive to native habitats, agricultural lands and private property and are carriers for a myriad…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Legislative Declaration - Utah

(Invasive Species)

(1) Feral swine are detrimental to the state's interests in agriculture and wildlife.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - Arkansas

(Invasive Species)

(2)(A) Permanently identified by eartag approved by the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission and transported to a terminal facility that is certified by the commission. (B) The commission shall adopt rules for the issuance of a certification…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - Georgia

(Invasive Species)

(b)(1) Upon request by any person, the department shall issue a feral hog transport permit authorizing such person to transport live feral hogs(,) provided, however, that such permit shall only authorize the transportation of live feral hogs directly…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - Iowa

(Invasive Species)

A person who owns or possesses a dangerous wild animal on July 1, 2007, may continue to own or possess the dangerous wild animal subject to all of the following: 1. The person must be eighteen years old or older. 2. a. The person must not have been…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - Minnesota

(Invasive Species)

Subd. 3. Permits. (a) The commissioner may issue permits for the transportation, possession, purchase, or importation of restricted species for scientific, research, educational, or commercial purposes.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - Mississippi

(Invasive Species)

(5)(a) Wild hogs may be caught or trapped and transported within the State of Mississippi, with a permit, issued by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Wild hogs may not be released or removed alive from any mobile device or…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - Missouri

(Invasive Species)

5. The director of the department of agriculture shall promulgate rules for fencing and health standards for Russian and European wild boar and wild-caught swine held alive on private land.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - New York

(Invasive Species)

The commissioner after due notice and opportunity of hearing to the applicant or permittee may deny an application for or revoke or refuse to renew a permit when he or she is satisfied that the applicant or permittee has: 1. violated the statutes of…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - Oklahoma

(Invasive Species)

A. The Department of Wildlife Conservation is authorized to issue permits to landowners, lessees, or their designated agents and to any entity of state, county, or local government to control nuisance or damage by any species of wildlife including,…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - Vermont

(Invasive Species)

(d)(1) The Commissioner shall not issue a permit under this section for the importation or possession of the following live species, a hybrid or genetic variant of the following species, offspring of the following species, or offspring or a hybrid of…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Permitting Process - Wisconsin

(Invasive Species)

(c) The department may authorize the introducing, stocking, releasing into the wild, or importing of a species of wild animal only if the department has determined that the wild animal will not be detrimental in any manner to the conservation of the…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Alabama

(Invasive Species)

(b) The crime of hog and canine fighting occurs when a person organizes or conducts any commercial or private event, commonly referred to as a “catch,” wherein there is a display of combat or fighting between one or more domestic or feral canines and…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - American Samoa

(Invasive Species)

63121: It shall be unlawful for any person to take, buy, sell, transport or possess any wild or feral animal, or any part thereof, except as authorized in this Article or as authorized by regulations made under 5 GCA §§ 62104 and 63127. 63122: Any…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Arkansas

(Invasive Species)

(b) A person whose hunting license is revoked shall not take or kill a feral hog during the period of the revocation. . . . (E) A feral hog shall not be released into the wild under any circumstances.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Georgia

(Invasive Species)

No person shall commingle feral hogs with domestic swine or hold feral hogs on any premises where domestic swine are located.; (a) No person shall transport live feral hogs anywhere in this state unless authorized to do so pursuant to a feral hog…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Kansas

(Invasive Species)

(b) No person shall import, transport or possess live feral swine in this state. (c) No person shall intentionally or knowingly release any hog, boar, pig or swine to live in a wild or feral state upon public or private land.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Kentucky

(Invasive Species)

(1) No person shall release a hog or pig from the family Suidae into the wild. (2) No person shall import, possess, or transport in Kentucky any wild or feral pig, Eurasian or Russian boar, or any hybrid of these, whether born in the wild or…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Louisiana

(Invasive Species)

No person owning swine shall knowingly, willfully, or negligently permit his swine to run at large upon public property or upon private property of another person.; A. It shall be unlawful for any person to organize or conduct any commercial or…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Michigan

(Invasive Species)

Sec. 31. (1) Any species having the potential to spread serious diseases or parasites, to cause serious physical harm, or to otherwise endanger native wildlife, human life, livestock, domestic animals, or property, as determined by the director,…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Minnesota

(Invasive Species)

Subd. 2. Prohibited actions(,) penalty. (a) A person may not possess or release feral swine or swine that were feral during any part of the swines’ lifetime or allow feral swine to run at large.

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Mississippi

(Invasive Species)

(1) No person may import into the state or release into the wild, any live feral hog, wild swine or Russian Boar. (2) No person may transport on public roads or off of the property of record where captured or relocate within the state any live feral…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Missouri

(Invasive Species)

4. No person except a landowner or such landowner's agent on such landowner's property shall take, attempt to take, or kill a feral hog with the use of an artificial light.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Montana

(Invasive Species)

The following actions are prohibited: (1) importing, transporting, or possessing live feral swine(,) (2) intentionally, knowingly, or negligently allowing swine to live in a feral state(,) (3) except as provided in 81-29-102 and 81-29-103, hunting,…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Nebraska

(Invasive Species)

(1) It shall be illegal to knowingly engage in, sponsor, instigate, assist, or profit from the release, killing, wounding, or attempted killing or wounding of animals of the Families Tayassuidae and Suidae for the purpose of sport, pleasure,…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Nevada

(Invasive Species)

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, NRS 569.040 to 569.130, inclusive, or pursuant to a cooperative agreement established pursuant to NRS 569.031 for the management, control, placement or disposition of estrays and feral livestock, it is…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - New Mexico

(Invasive Species)

B. No person shall import into the state, transport within the state, hold for breeding, release or sell a live feral hog or operate a commercial feral hog hunting enterprise.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - New York

(Invasive Species)

2. No person, firm, partnership, corporation, or government entity shall knowingly import, allow to breed, or introduce into the wild Eurasian boars. 3. Beginning September first, two thousand fifteen, no person, firm, partnership, corporation or…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - North Carolina

(Invasive Species)

It is unlawful to remove feral swine from a trap while the swine is still alive or to transport the live swine after that removal.; (a) No live swine shall be transported on a public road within the State unless the swine has an official form of…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - North Dakota

(Invasive Species)

1. A person may not import, transport, or possess live feral swine.2. A person may not intentionally, knowingly, or negligently allow swine to live in a feral state. 3. a. A person may not: (1) Hunt or trap feral swine(,) (2) Sponsor or promote the…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Oklahoma

(Invasive Species)

A. No person shall import live feral swine into this state unless the live feral swine are going directly to a slaughter facility in a sealed trailer and accompanied by a USDA vs 1-27 permit for the movement of restricted animals.; A. It shall be…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Oregon

(Invasive Species)

(1) A person, or an employee of that person who acts as a land manager, may not knowingly, as defined in ORS 161.085, allow feral swine to roam on land owned or controlled by that person.; (1) A person may not offer for sale or sell a hunt for feral…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - South Carolina

(Invasive Species)

(A) It is unlawful to night hunt for feral hogs, coyotes, or armadillos in violation of the provisions of this section. . . . (2) It is unlawful to: (a) hunt feral hogs, coyotes, or armadillos at night with a firearm within three hundred yards of a…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Tennessee

(Invasive Species)

(d) It is an offense for any person to knowingly transport or release into the wild, or cause to be transported into or within the state, live wild-appearing swine that do not have documentation approved by the department of agriculture.;

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Texas

(Invasive Species)

(a) A person commits an offense if the person recklessly: (1) moves feral swine in a manner that is not in compliance with rules adopted by the commission under Section 161.0412 or 161.054(,) or (2) as the owner or person in charge of a holding…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Utah

(Invasive Species)

(3)(a) Notwithstanding Section 76-9-301, and subject to the requirements of this section, an individual may kill a feral swine roaming on private or public land. (b) An individual shall obtain the consent of the landowner before killing a feral swine…

Jurisdiction for Swine - Prohibited Actions - Wisconsin

(Invasive Species)

(1) Designation. (a) The department shall designate by rule cougars, members of the family ursidae, wild swine, and feral swine as harmful wild animals. After consulting with the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection and the…

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