This amendment allows for the transport of fish to a commercial establishment when transfer is accompanied by a valid invoice, bill of sale, written statement from the holder of a Fish Utilization Permit, or letter of authorization from a contractor of a department contracted invasive fish removal project.
Title 3 – Department of Conservation
Division 10 – Conservation Commission
Resident commercial establishments, when possession is accompanied by a valid invoice, or bill of sale, may buy, possess, transport, and sell legally purchased and plainly marked dressed or processed pheasants, exotic partridges, quail, game bird eggs, deer except white-tailed and mule deer, elk that are exempt from the permit requirements prescribed by this Code, moose, caribou, wild boar, live bait and frogs, and fish. Skinned furbearer carcasses and fish eggs may be sold at retail only. Resident commercial establishments may also obtain, possess, transport, and sell fish acquired from the holder of a Fish Utilization Permit when possession is accompanied by a dated written statement from the permit holder as specified in 3 CSR 10-10.739.
AUTHORITY: sections 40 and 45 of Art. IV, Mo. Const. and section 252.040, RSMo 2016. Original rule filed Aug. 16, 1973, effective Dec. 31, 1973. For intervening history, please consult the Code of State Regulations. Amended: Filed March 2, 2020.
PUBLIC COST: This proposed amendment will not cost state agencies or political subdivisions more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
PRIVATE COST: This proposed amendment will not cost private entities more than five hundred dollars ($500) in the aggregate.
NOTICE TO SUBMIT COMMENTS: Anyone may file a statement in support of or in opposition to this proposed amendment with Regulations Committee Chairman, Department of Conservation, P.O. Box 180, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0180, or via the department’s website at https://short.mdc.mo.gov/Z49. To be considered, comments must be received within thirty (30) days after publication of this notice in the Missouri Register. No public hearing is scheduled.