2020 LDWF Alligator Regulations - Flipbook - Page 14
v. Violation of R.S. 56:280 shall subject the violator to a fine of not
less than $10,000 and imprisonment for not less than 6 months or more than
12 months, or both.
o. Alligator meat and parts may be shipped in containers that are
sealed and the parts identified to the CITES tag of origin. A fully executed
alligator hunter, farmer, or parts dealer Alligator Parts Sale or Transaction
Form and Shipping Manifest shall meet the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
parts identification requirements, provided such form(s) is/are prominently
attached to the outside of each shipping container. Alligator meat/parts shipped
to another state must meet applicable state/federal requirements of the
receiving state. Alligator meat/parts exported from the United States must meet
the requirements of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as well as those of the
receiving country. Alligator skulls being exported shall carry a "tag"
containing the CITES tag number and the hunter's name and license number.
The skull must also be physically marked with the number of the original
CITES tag used for the hide of the individual alligator. Violation of this
Subparagraph is a Class Three violation as described in Title 56.
p. For the purpose of bona fide educational or promotional functions,
including but not limited to school activities, civic groups, fairs and festivals
within the state of Louisiana, an alligator farmer/rancher or his designee may
transport his own live farm alligators or alligator eggs to such function without
the need for a special permit from the department while in possession of a
valid nongame quadruped breeder’s or exhibitor’s license or copy thereof.
Such farmer/rancher shall not barter, trade, exchange or attempt to barter, trade
or exchange live alligator(s) or alligator eggs while transporting to/or attending
Licenses, Permits and Fees
a.i. The licenses and fees required for activities authorized by these
regulations are as prescribed under provisions of Title 56, or as prescribed in
these regulations, and are:
(a). $25 for a resident alligator hunter's license; including
commercial, helper, sport, and nuisance classes;
(b). $150 for a nonresident alligator hunter's license; including
landowner and sport classes.
(c). $25 for a resident fur buyer's license;