SEC. 49-9-9. License.
The director shall, upon receipt of the proper application provided for in Section 49-9-7, and the proper fee, issue a license to catch, take or kill mussels. All licenses issued shall be good from the date of issuance to the first day of July following such issuance. Licenses shall be consecutively numbered as issued and a record shall be kept thereof in the office of the department. Such license shall state whether it is a resident or a nonresident license, the address of the licensee, and the amount paid for the license. The license shall also state what waters have been closed to the capture of mussels by the commission. Every person while taking, catching or killing mussels shall have such license in his possession and shall exhibit the same when requested to do so by an authorized officer.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5916; Laws, 1936, ch. 288; 1970, ch. 291, Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved April 3, 1970). Laws, 1991, ch. 486, Sec. 4, eff from and after July 1, 1991.