Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
1/27/2020

Chapter 280. Game: Pelts and Furs

4VAC15-280-10. Requirements for legal possession of furs purchased out of state prior to season.

To legally possess furs purchased out of state prior to the open season therefor in this Commonwealth, the purchaser must have a fixed place of business, receive all such furs from out of state in a container showing the number, kind of hides of fur-bearing animals and the name of the shipper and the place of origin, notify the department of the arrival at this fixed place of business for inspection before opening, and submit a weekly report to the department of all purchases prior to the open season in this Commonwealth.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-103, 29.1-501, and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-26 § 1.

4VAC15-280-20. Fur farming; authority to breed and raise fur-bearing animals.

A holder of a permit to breed fur-bearing animals, as provided for in § 29.1-417 of the Code of Virginia may breed and raise fur-bearing animals in captivity and sell and ship the same alive or dead, including the carcasses and furs of them.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-103, 29.1-501, and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-26 § 2.

4VAC15-280-30. Fur farming; records.

A holder of a permit to breed fur-bearing animals shall keep a record of the number of animals raised or acquired, and the number of animals, furs or carcasses sold or disposed of. The permittee shall provide reports to the agency at an interval specified on the permit.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-501, and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-26 § 3, eff. July 1, 1973; amended, Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 1997.

4VAC15-280-40. Fur farming; labeling packages.

Packages containing animals or carcasses thereof raised under a permit to breed fur-bearing animals shall show the name and address of the breeders and the contents of the package.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-103, 29.1-501, and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-26 § 4.

4VAC15-280-50. Fur farming; confinement of animals; inspection.

Animals confined under a permit to breed fur-bearing animals shall be confined in sanitary escape-proof enclosures and shall be open to inspection by representatives of the department at all times.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-103, 29.1-501, and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-26 § 5.



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