SEC. 49-13-9. Sale or transfer of quail carcasses; necessity of transfer by licensed commercial breeder; record of transfer; penalties.
The sale or transfer or ownership of any pen-raised quail carcasses must originate with a sale or transfer made by a licensed commercial quail breeder.
Each licensed quail producer shall display the license on the premises in easy view and shall keep a record of each bird sale or gift.
The record of bird transfer should include the following entries: kind and number of quail, date of ownership transfer and name and address of purchaser or gift recipient. The record of transfer of ownership must be kept current and available at all times for inspection by a representative of the department. Record discrepancies may cause the licensed quail producer to be charged with a misdemeanor.
Any individual or owner of a business establishment possessing quail from a licensed producer shall be subject to having the birds confiscated and may be charged with a misdemeanor if a record of transfer of ownership does not appear on the record book of the licensed producer from whom the person in question states that he purchased or received the birds.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5922-05; Laws, 1962, ch. 185, Sec. 5; 1979, ch. 378, Sec. 2, eff from and after July 1, 1979. Amended by Laws 2000, Ch. 516, Sec. 82, HB666, eff. from and after passage (approved April 30, 2000).
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2000