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TOURISM, ARTS AND HERITAGE CABINET
Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
(Amended at ARRS Committee)

301 KAR 4:091.Buying and selling mounted wildlife specimens.

Section 1.

Definitions.

(1)

"Deer" means Odocoileus virginianus.

(2)

"Elk" means Cervus elaphus nelsoni.

(3)

"Wild turkey" means Meleagris gallopavo sylvestris.

(4)

"Black bear" means Ursus americanus.

(5)

"Bobcat" means Lynx rufus.

Section 2.

 

(1)

A mounted wildlife specimen purchased from or sold to a licensed taxidermist pursuant to KRS 150.4111 shall be exempt from the requirements of this administrative regulation.

(2)

A mounted wildlife specimen may be bought or sold by any person or entity, except as prohibited by federal law.

(3)

A nonprofit charitable, religious, or educational institution, which has qualified for exemption pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3), may sell mounted wildlife specimens if the mounts have been donated, except as prohibited by federal law.

(4)

Prior to selling a mounted wildlife specimen of a species established in paragraphs (a) through (e) of this subsection, the seller shall first obtain a registration number from the department by completing the online registration process on the department's Web site at fw.ky.gov for each mounted specimen of:

(a)

Black bear;

(b)

Bobcat;

(c)

Deer;

(d)

Elk; or

(e)

Wild turkey.

(5)

Prior to selling a mounted wildlife specimen of a species established in subsection (4) of this section, the seller shall affix the registration number to the mount in a clear and legible manner.

(6)

A department registration number shall be required for each sale of a mounted wildlife specimen established in subsection (4) of this section.

FILED WITH LRC: February 7, 2022
CONTACT PERSON: Beth Frazee, Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Arnold L. Mitchell Building, #1 Sportsman's Lane, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, phone (502) 564-3400, fax (502) 564-0506, email fwpubliccomments@ky.gov.

7-Year Expiration: 1/6/2029

Last Action: 2/15/2022


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