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2013 Minnesota Statutes

Chapter 97A. Game and Fish

Chapter Sections
Section Headnote
97A.001MS 2006 Renumbered 15.001

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.043Fish Consumption Advisories
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.052Peace Officer Training Account
97A.055Game and Fish Fund
97A.056Outdoor Heritage Fund; Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
97A.057Federal Law Compliance; Restriction on License Revenue
97A.061Repealed, 2013 c 143 art 2 s 36
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.126Walk-in Access Program
97A.127Financing Waterfowl Development
97A.131Game Farms and Hatcheries
97A.133State Wildlife Management Areas
97A.134Adopt-a-Wma Program
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, Wounding, 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 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 TRANSPORTATION
OF 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.552Repealed, 2012 c 277 art 1 s 91

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