97B.905 Fur dealer's licenses.
Subdivision 1. License requirement. (a) A person may not buy or sell raw furs without a fur buying and selling license, except:
(1) a taxidermist licensed under section 97A.475, subdivision 19, and a fur manufacturer are not required to have a license to buy raw furs from a person with fur buying and selling licenses; and
(2) a person lawfully entitled to take fur-bearing animals is not required to have a license to sell raw furs to a person with a fur buying and selling license.
(b) An employee, partner, or officer buying or selling only for a raw fur dealer licensee at an established place of business licensed under section 97A.475, subdivision 21, clause (a), may obtain a supplemental license under section 97A.475, subdivision 21, clause (b).
Subd. 2. Nonresident license. A nonresident must obtain a license under section 97A.475, subdivision 22, to buy or sell raw furs within the state, except a license is not required to buy from a person licensed under section 97A.475, subdivision 21.
Subd. 3. Bond required for fur buyer license applicants. Applicants for a raw fur dealer's license must, at the time of application for the license, furnish a corporate surety bond in favor of the state for $1,000 payable upon violation of the game and fish laws.