40-3-26. Rules regulating breeding, raising, marketing, and transportation of certain captive nondomestic animals.
The Animal Industry Board shall, by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26, regulate the breeding, raising, marketing, and transportation of any captive nondomestic animal of the mammalia class and the products thereof which is allowed in the state pursuant to § 40-3-25. The rules may provide the following:
(1) Require a permit of any person possessing such animals;
(2) Prescribe the application procedures for a permit;
(3) Require a legal description of the premises where such animals are held;
(4) Require an inventory of such animals at the time of application and require reports to provide for the continual accounting of such animals and their offspring;
(5) Require the marking of such animals for identification purposes;
(6) Require facilities and procedures to ensure such animals to be confined from free-roaming animals;
(7) Establish facility requirements and procedures for identification and inspection of such animals by the board;
(8) Establish the grounds for denial, suspension, or revocation of a permit and for the seizure and disposition of any unlawfully held animal; and
(9) Establish a fee for a permit which may not exceed one hundred dollars.
Source: SL 1993, ch 311, § 4.