87-6-715. Menagerie and zoo offenses. (1) A person may not:
(a) operate a roadside menagerie or wild animal menagerie without a permit obtained pursuant to 87-4-803;
(b) subscribe to any false statement in an application for a permit; or
(c) obtain wild animals for a roadside menagerie, wild animal menagerie, or zoo by capture from the wild or by purchase except in accordance with 87-4-804.
(2) A person convicted of a violation of this section shall be fined not less than $50 or more than $1,000 or be imprisoned in the county detention center for not more than 6 months, or both. In addition, the person, upon conviction or forfeiture of bond or bail, may be subject to forfeiture of any current hunting, fishing, or trapping license issued by this state and the privilege to hunt, fish, or trap in this state or to use state lands, as defined in 77-1-101, for recreational purposes for a period of time set by the court.
History: En. Sec. 58, Ch. 258, L. 2011.