(1) Any rules promulgated by the State Fish and Wildlife Commission pursuant to ORS 497.308 that authorize the acquisition and holding in captivity of a coyote must require, among other matters:
(a) That the holder of the permit obtain for the animal rabies inoculations;
(b) That the animal must at all times wear an identification tag issued by the commission;
(c) That the holder of the permit notify the commission upon the death or the sale, transfer, removal from the state or other disposition of the animal;
(d) That the holder of the permit not abandon the animal; and
(e) That the holder of the permit cause the animal to be neutered.
(2) The holder of a permit referred to in subsection (1) of this section is subject to the same liability and other requirements of ORS 609.135 to 609.190 as provided for dogs.
(3) The holder of any permit referred to in subsection (1) of this section shall at all times be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the commission that the holder has physical custody of the animal or evidence of the death or other disposition of the animal in compliance with the provisions of this section and ORS 497.308.
(4) Nothing in this section or in ORS 497.308 authorizes the acquisition and holding in captivity of any coyote not held in captivity at the State Fish and Wildlife Facility at Pendleton before September 10, 1976, or held pursuant to a scientific taking permit issued pursuant to ORS 497.298. [1977 c.247 §2]Section: Previous 497.270 497.275 497.280 497.285 497.290 497.298 497.308 497.312 497.318 497.325 497.327 497.330 497.350 497.360 497.400 Next
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