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Chapter 97A. Game and Fish

Chapter Sections
Section Headnote
97A.001APPLICATION OF LAWS 2005, CHAPTER 56, TERMINOLOGY CHANGES.

GENERAL PROVISIONS
97A.011CITATION.
97A.015DEFINITIONS.
97A.021CONSTRUCTION.
97A.025OWNERSHIP OF WILD ANIMALS.
97A.028CROP PROTECTION ASSISTANCE.
97A.031WANTON WASTE.
97A.035REMOVAL OF SIGNS PROHIBITED.
97A.037HUNTER, TRAPPER, AND ANGLER HARASSMENT PROHIBITED.
97A.041EXHIBITION OF WILDLIFE.
97A.045COMMISSIONER, GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES.
97A.0451AUTHORITY FOR USE OF EMERGENCY RULES PROCEDURE; EXPIRATION OF AUTHORITY.
97A.0452NOTICE OF PROPOSED ADOPTION OF EMERGENCY RULE.
97A.0453NOTICE TO COMMITTEES FOR FEES FIXED BY RULE.
97A.0454MODIFICATIONS OF PROPOSED EMERGENCY RULE.
97A.0455SUBMISSION OF PROPOSED EMERGENCY RULE TO ATTORNEY GENERAL.
97A.0456EFFECTIVE DATE OF EMERGENCY RULE.
97A.0457PUBLICATION OF APPROVAL.
97A.0458EFFECTIVE PERIOD OF EMERGENCY RULE.
97A.0459APPROVAL OF FORM OF EMERGENCY RULE.
97A.051PUBLICATION OF RULES AND LAWS.
97A.055GAME AND FISH FUND.
97A.057FEDERAL LAW COMPLIANCE; RESTRICTION ON LICENSE REVENUE.
97A.061PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES.
97A.065DEDICATION OF CERTAIN RECEIPTS.
97A.071WILDLIFE ACQUISITION ACCOUNT.
97A.075USE OF LICENSE REVENUES.
97A.081POSTING LAND.
97A.083HUNTING AND FISHING ON STATE LAND.
97A.085GAME REFUGES.
97A.091HUNTING ON GAME REFUGES.
97A.092CONTROLLED HUNTING ZONES.
97A.093HUNTING, TRAPPING, AND FISHING IN SCIENTIFIC AND NATURAL AREAS.
97A.095WATERFOWL PROTECTED AREAS.
97A.098TRESPASS ON FEDERAL LANDS.
97A.101PUBLIC WATER RESERVES AND MANAGEMENT DESIGNATION.
97A.105GAME AND FUR FARMS.
97A.111Repealed, 1997 c 226 s 51
97A.115ESTABLISHMENT OF SHOOTING PRESERVES.
97A.121HUNTING IN PRIVATE SHOOTING PRESERVES.
97A.125WILDLIFE HABITAT ON PRIVATE LAND.
97A.127FINANCING WATERFOWL DEVELOPMENT.
97A.131GAME FARMS AND HATCHERIES.
97A.133STATE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS.
97A.135ACQUISITION OF WILDLIFE LANDS.
97A.137HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRESPASSING IN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS.
97A.141PUBLIC WATER ACCESS SITES.
97A.145WETLANDS FOR WILDLIFE.
97A.151LEECH LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION AGREEMENT.
97A.155AMENDMENTS TO LEECH LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION AGREEMENT.
97A.1571854 TREATY AREA AGREEMENT.
97A.161AGREEMENT WITH WHITE EARTH INDIANS.
97A.165SOURCE OF PAYMENTS FOR INDIAN AGREEMENT.

ENFORCEMENT
97A.201ENFORCEMENT.
97A.205ENFORCEMENT OFFICER POWERS.
97A.211ARREST PROCEDURES.
97A.215INSPECTIONS.
97A.221SEIZURE AND CONFISCATION OF PROPERTY.
97A.223SEIZURE AND ADMINISTRATIVE FORFEITURE OF CERTAIN FIREARMS AND ABANDONED PROPERTY.
97A.225SEIZURE AND CONFISCATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND BOATS.
97A.231SEARCH WARRANTS.
97A.235JURISDICTION OVER BOUNDARY WATERS.
97A.241RECIPROCITY WITH OTHER STATES IN APPOINTING OFFICERS.
97A.245REWARDS.
97A.251OBSTRUCTION OF OFFICERS.
97A.255PROSECUTIONS.

PENALTIES
97A.301GENERAL PENALTY PROVISIONS.
97A.305IMPERSONATION OF AN ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
97A.311LICENSES.
97A.315TRESPASS.
97A.321DOGS PURSUING OR KILLING BIG GAME.
97A.325PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFULLY BUYING OR SELLING WILD ANIMALS.
97A.331PENALTIES RELATED TO HUNTING.
97A.335PENALTIES RELATED TO FISHING.
97A.338GROSS OVERLIMITS OF WILD ANIMALS; PENALTY.
97A.341RESTITUTION FOR WILD ANIMALS ILLEGALLY TAKEN.
97A.345RESTITUTION VALUE OF WILD ANIMALS.

LICENSES AND PERMITS
97A.401SPECIAL PERMITS.
97A.405LICENSE REQUIREMENTS.
97A.411VALIDITY OF LICENSES.
97A.415LICENSE RESTRICTIONS.
97A.418PERMIT RULES.
97A.420SEIZURE OF LICENSES.
97A.421VALIDITY AND ISSUANCE OF LICENSES AFTER CONVICTION.
97A.425RECORD AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR DEALERS, TANNERS, AND TAXIDERMISTS.
97A.431MOOSE LICENSES.
97A.433ELK LICENSES.
97A.434PRAIRIE CHICKEN LICENSES.
97A.435TURKEY LICENSES; APPLICATION AND ELIGIBILITY.
97A.438RELEASE OF WILD TURKEYS; PERMIT REQUIRED.
97A.441LICENSES TO BE ISSUED WITHOUT A FEE.
97A.445EXEMPTIONS FROM LICENSE REQUIREMENT.
97A.451LICENSE REQUIREMENTS AND EXEMPTIONS RELATING TO AGE.
97A.455NONRESIDENT STUDENTS; FISHING, SMALL GAME, AND BIG GAME.
97A.461NONRESIDENT LICENSES FOR BOUNDARY WATER HUNTING OR FISHING.
97A.465MILITARY PERSONNEL; FISHING AND HUNTING.
97A.471NONRESIDENT COURTESY LICENSES.
97A.472PLACE OF SALE OF NONRESIDENT LICENSES; RESTRICTION.
97A.473RESIDENT LIFETIME LICENSES.
97A.474NONRESIDENT LIFETIME LICENSES.
97A.4742LIFETIME FISH AND WILDLIFE TRUST FUND.
97A.475LICENSE FEES.
97A.481LICENSE APPLICATIONS; PENALTY.
97A.482LICENSE APPLICATIONS; COLLECTION OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS.
97A.485ISSUANCE OF LICENSES.

POSSESSION AND TRANSPORTATIONOF WILD ANIMALS
97A.501WILD ANIMALS; GENERAL RESTRICTIONS.
97A.502DEER KILLED BY MOTOR VEHICLES.
97A.505POSSESSION OF WILD ANIMALS.
97A.510GAME FOR CONSUMPTION AT FUND-RAISING EVENTS.
97A.511FUR-BEARING ANIMALS.
97A.512SALE OF INEDIBLE PORTIONS OF BIG GAME ANIMALS, FUR-BEARING ANIMALS, FISH, AND GAME BIRDS OTHER THAN MIGRATORY WATERFOWL.
97A.515PELTS, SKINS, AND HIDES TAKEN ON INDIAN RESERVATIONS.
97A.521TRANSPORTATION OF WILD ANIMALS; GENERALLY.
97A.525TRANSPORTATION OF WILD ANIMALS BY COMMON CARRIER.
97A.531SHIPMENT OF WILD ANIMALS TAKEN IN CANADA.
97A.535POSSESSION AND TRANSPORTATION OF DEER, BEAR, ELK, AND MOOSE.
97A.541Repealed, 1993 c 269 s 32
97A.545TRANSPORTATION OF GAME BIRDS.
97A.551POSSESSION AND TRANSPORTATION OF FISH.
97A.552FISHING REGULATIONS; EXECUTIVE ORDER.

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