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97A.301 GENERAL PENALTY PROVISIONS.

Subdivision 1.Misdemeanor.

Unless a different penalty is prescribed, a person is guilty of a misdemeanor if that person:

(1) violates the game and fish laws;

(2) aids or assists in committing the violation;

(3) knowingly shares in the proceeds of the violation;

(4) fails to perform a duty or comply with a requirement of the game and fish laws;

(5) knowingly makes a false statement related to an affidavit regarding a violation or requirement of the game and fish laws; or

(6) violates or attempts to violate a rule under the game and fish laws.

Subd. 2.Gross misdemeanor.

Unless a different penalty is prescribed, a person convicted of violating a provision of the game and fish laws that is defined as a gross misdemeanor is subject to a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $3,000 and imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 90 days or more than one year.