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Title XXVIII NATURAL RESOURCES; CONSERVATION, RECLAMATION, AND USE
Chapter 379 FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
SECTION 4041Illegal taking, possession, and sale of bears.
379.4041 Illegal taking, possession, and sale of bears.—
(1) Unless a person is acting under the authority of rule 68A-4.009, Florida Administrative Code, a person who takes a bear or possesses a freshly killed bear during the closed season prescribed by law or rules of the commission commits a Level Three violation under s. 379.401 and forfeits any license or permit issued to him or her under this chapter for 3 years after the date of the violation. A person who commits a subsequent offense of such taking or possession is permanently ineligible for issuance of any license or permit under this chapter.
(2) A person who possesses for sale or sells a bear taken in violation of this section or rules of the commission commits a Level Four violation under s. 379.401.
History.—s. 2, ch. 2020-66.