12.6.220 USE OF CAPTIVE-REARED BIRDS IN TRAINING
(1) When captive-reared birds are used in dog training:
(a) all captive-reared birds used must have a streamer of fluorescent surveyor tape conspicuously attached to the leg prior to release at the training site;
(b) captive-reared birds may only be killed by the permittee or persons accompanying the permittee and assisting in training; and
(c) captive-reared birds may only be killed on land that the permittee owns, leases, or has permission to use for dog training.
(2) Captive-reared birds killed during raptor or dog training must remain in the possession of the permittee unless the permittee transfers the birds to a person who also possesses a valid permit. The permittee may assign ownership of killed birds to a nonpermit holder by written documentation that is signed by the permittee.
(3) When captive-reared birds are used in raptor training, birds may only be released on land that the permittee owns, leases, or has permission to use for raptor training.
History: 87-4-913, MCA; IMP, 87-4-902, 87-4-915, MCA; NEW, 2007 MAR p. 1025, Eff. 7/27/07.