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IC 14-22-32
     Chapter 32. Game Bird and Exotic Mammal Regulation

IC 14-22-32-1
Applicability of chapter
    
Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to the following:
        (1) Conservation officers or other law enforcement officers.
        (2) Game birds or exotic mammals in shooting preserves licensed under IC 14-22-31.
        (3) A person who takes a feral exotic mammal when the feral exotic mammal is causing damage to property that is owned or leased by the person.
        (4) A person who is authorized by the department under extraordinary circumstances to take an exotic mammal.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

IC 14-22-32-2
Prohibitions
    
Sec. 2. A person may not do any of the following:
        (1) Offer a game bird or an exotic mammal for hunting, trapping, or chasing by a person using a weapon or device that is not a shotgun, muzzle loading gun, handgun, or bow and arrow.
        (2) Hunt, trap, or chase a game bird or an exotic mammal with a weapon or device that is not a shotgun, muzzle loading gun, handgun, or bow and arrow.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

IC 14-22-32-3
Violations
    
Sec. 3. A person who knowingly or intentionally violates section 2 of this chapter commits a Class A misdemeanor.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

IC 14-22-32-4
Issuance of shooting preserve license precluded
    
Sec. 4. A person who violates section 2(1) of this chapter may not be issued a license under IC 14-22-31.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

IC 14-22-32-5
Orders to dispose of game birds or exotic mammals
    
Sec. 5. If a person violates section 2(1) of this chapter, the department shall enter a recommended order to dispose of any game bird or exotic mammal the person owns, keeps, harbors, or otherwise possesses. Before the order becomes a final determination of the department, a hearing must be held under IC 4-21.5-3. The hearing shall be conducted by an administrative law judge for the commission. The determination of the administrative law judge is a final agency action under IC 4-21.5-1-6.


As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

IC 14-22-32-6
Adoption of rules
    
Sec. 6. The department shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to properly administer this chapter consistent with any applicable federal statutes and regulations.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

IC 14-22-32-7
Other actions not precluded
    
Sec. 7. This chapter does not preclude the state or another person from bringing other actions under the Indiana Code.
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.