Rule 391-4-16-.08. Records and Reports.

Georgia Administrative Code

Department 391. RULES OF GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Chapter 391-4. WILDLIFE RESOURCES DIVISION

Subject 391-4-16. FRESH-WATER TURTLE REGULATIONS

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through August 31, 2020

Rule 391-4-16-.08. Records and Reports

(1) Any person possessing a valid commercial turtle farming permit issued by the department shall maintain accurate and complete written records and documentation on each transaction of a commercial enterprise involving native fresh-water turtles. Such records shall include the source, species, age class (hatchling, juvenile or adult), and sex of each turtle. Such records shall be made available to department personnel for inspection at their request.
(a) The department shall comply with the provisions of O.C.G.A. 50-18-72(b)(1) as it relates to disclosure of trade secrets of a privileged and confidential nature.
(2) Any person possessing a valid commercial turtle farming permit issued by the department shall submit annually to the department not later than March 1 a report that shall, where applicable, include:
(a) the total number of turtles of each species possessed, including number of each sex, if determinable;
(b) the total number of turtles of each species captured, including number of each sex, if determinable;
(c) counties trapped;
(d) total mortality, by species, including cause of death, if known;
(e) number of turtles, by species, harvested for market;
(f) number of each species of turtles or eggs sold, offered for adoption, given away, bartered, or exchanged; and
(g) per transaction, the name and address of each supplier of native fresh-water turtles or eggs and the name and address of each purchaser or recipient of native fresh-water turtles, turtle eggs, or turtle products.

Cite as Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 391-4-16-.08

Authority: O.C.G.A. §§ 27-1-4, 27-1-28, 27-2-31, 27-3-19.1.

History. Original Rule entitled "Records and Reports" adopted. F. Jan. 27, 2012; eff. Feb. 16, 2012.

Note: Correction of typographical error on SOS Rules and Regulations website. Original Rule title in History, "Purpose", corrected to "Records and Reports." Effective Apr. 25, 2018.

Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Apr. 5, 2018; eff. Apr. 25, 2018.