Proposed Regulation Changes

The Missouri Department of Conservation follows the Secretary of State’s established process for making changes to the Code of State Regulations. This process calls for state agencies to conduct a 30-day public comment period for each proposed rule, amendment, or rescission and to consider those comments prior to filing a final order of rulemaking.

Only those comments received during the formal public comment period will be reported to the Secretary of State.

3 CSR 10- 9.220: Wildlife Confinement Standards


This amendment permits the use of additional fencing materials, allows existing live trees with six inch (6") or greater diameter at breast height to remain on existing facilities, and simplifies fencing standards for confined cervids while assuring the animals are confined in humane and sanitary conditions and in ways that prevent ingress and egress of those animals.

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