RULE NO: RULE TITLE
68A-6.0011: Possession of Wildlife in Captivity; Permit Requirements
68A-6.002: Categories of Captive Wildlife
68A-6.0021: Possession or Transfer of Class I Wildlife as Personal Use Wildlife; Transfer of Wildlife
68A-6.0022: Possession of Class I, II, or III Wildlife in Captivity; Permit Requirements
68A-6.0023: General Regulations Governing Possession of Captive Wildlife
68A-6.0024: Commercialization of Wildlife; Public Contact; Bonding or Financial Responsibility Guarantee
68A-6.0025: Captive Wildlife Sanctuaries; Retired Performing Wildlife Identification
68A-6.003: Facility and Structural Caging Requirement for Class I, II and III Wildlife
68A-6.004: Standard Caging Requirements for Captive Wildlife
68A-6.0041: Exceptions to Standard Caging Requirements for Captive Wildlife
68A-6.005: Transportation Requirements for Wildlife; Caging Requirements for Performing and Non-Performing Animals
68A-6.007: Possession, Transportation, Exhibition and Caging Venomous Reptiles and Reptiles of Concern
68A-6.0071: Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of this rule development is to address the possession, housing and transportation of captive wildlife. The proposed rules will clarify record keeping, documentation of experience, and housing requirements for the possession of captive wildlife. The proposed rules will address changes in classification of captive wildlife and public contact with captive wildlife. Additionally, the proposed new rule establishes requirements for the operation of captive wildlife sanctuaries.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Subject areas to be covered in the proposed rules include possession, transportation and housing of captive wildlife; public contact with captive wildlife; and captive wildlife sanctuaries.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Florida Constitution, 372.021, 372.86, 372.88, 372.92, 372.921, 372.922 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Florida Constitution, 372.021, 372.16, 372.86, 372.87, 372.88, 372.92, 372.921, 372.922 FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: June 9, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: South Florida Water Management District, Building B-1 (1st Floor Auditorium), 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406
DATE AND TIME: June 10, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: State of Florida, Department of Management Services, Joseph D’Alessandro Building (Room 165), 2295 Victoria Avenue, Fort Myers, FL
DATE AND TIME: June 11, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: Kissimmee Civic Center, 201 E. Dakin Avenue, Kissimmee, FL 34741
DATE AND TIME: June 12, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: Florida Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry (1st Floor Auditorium), 1911 S.W. 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
DATE AND TIME: June 13, 2008, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
PLACE: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Bryant Building, 2nd Floor Auditorium (Room 272), 620 S. Meridian Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: The ADA Coordinator at (850)488-6411. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Captain Linda Harrison, Division of Law Enforcement, Investigations Section, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 620 South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1600, (850)488-6253
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.