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(a) Nonprofit organizations may charge a fee for admission to fund-raising events when lawfully taken and possessed game, excluding migratory game birds, as defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 50, section 20.11, that cannot be sold under federal law, is donated to the organization and is served for consumption on the premises where the fund-raising event is held.

(b) Game donated to the nonprofit organization must be marked as provided in section 97A.505, subdivision 4. The game donated to a nonprofit organization and stored by the organization is considered to be in the possession of the person making the donation, and is subject to inspection as provided in section 97A.215, subdivision 1. As provided in section 97A.505, subdivision 5, a license is not required for the nonprofit organization to possess or transport the donated game.

(c) The nonprofit organization must keep records of the game donated to the organization, and the records must be available for inspection for two years from the date of the fund-raising event. The records must show:

(1) the names and addresses of persons donating the game;

(2) the license number or possession permit number under which the game was lawfully taken or possessed; and

(3) the date, location, and purpose of the fund-raising event that utilized the donation.


2002 c 351 s 13

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