81-5-112. Permit system for transportation of sheep -- penalty. (1) The department shall adopt rules imposing a permit system for the transportation of sheep within or out of the state if it finds that a permit system is necessary to prevent theft of sheep. The rules must establish fees commensurate with the department's cost of operating the permit system.
(2) A person who purposely or knowingly transports sheep in violation of rules adopted under subsection (1) is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 6 months, or both.