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Posted by chrish on August 25, 2002 at 22:15:45:
In Reply to: Eastern Blackneck Garters posted by tom dickinson on August 25, 2002 at 21:12:01:
Eastern Black-necks are not protected in Texas and so can be sold under the normal regs. A person can collect and sell them if they have a hunting license and a collection permit or a non-game dealer permit.
The regs are formally as follows -
65.327. Permit Required.
(a) Except as provided in this section or in 65.325 of this title (relating to Applicability), no person in this state may possess nongame
wildlife for commercial purposes, or possess more than ten specimens of a single subspecies of nongame wildlife or more than 25 specimens of
nongame wildlife in the aggregate, unless that person possesses a valid commercial collection permit or a valid nongame dealer permit issued by
(b) No person in this state may resell nongame wildlife unless that person possesses a valid nongame dealer permit by the department.
(c) No person may sell nongame wildlife unless that person possesses a valid commercial nongame collection permit.
(d) No person may, for the purpose of sale, transport or ship nongame wildlife out of this state, or cause such transport or shipment, unless
that person possesses an applicable, valid nongame permit issued by the department.
Resell in part b is defined as...
Resale - Any transaction or activity in which a person purchases nongame wildlife or otherwise acquires nongame wildlife for a consideration and
subsequently transfers or delivers the same nongame wildlife to any person in exchange for compensation or remuneration of any kind.