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
LAW IMPLEMENTED: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Florida Constitution
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
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.