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TITLE 312 NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION

Emergency Rule
LSA Document #12-185(E)

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Temporarily amends 312 IAC 9-4-11 to add an electronic reporting system for checking in harvested turkeys and specify that the permanent seal or confirmation number must be maintained with the turkey until processing begins or it is gifted to another individual. Effective April 21, 2012.


SECTION 1. (a) This SECTION of this document supersedes 312 IAC 9-4-11(m).

(b) An individual who takes a wild turkey must do one (1) of the following:
(1) Cause delivery of the wild turkey to an official turkey checking station within forty-eight (48) hours of taking as follows:
(A) Register the wild turkey in the name of the individual who took the wild turkey.
(B) Provide the check station with true and accurate information that includes the information on the piece of paper described in 312 IAC 9-4-11(l).
(C) Receive the permanent seal after the checking station operator:
(i) records the permanent seal number on the log; and
(ii) collects the piece of paper described in 312 IAC 9-4-11(l).
(D) Immediately and firmly affix the seal to the leg of the wild turkey as follows:
(i) On the leg of a wild turkey for a wild turkey taken during the spring season.
(ii) Through a section of skin or flesh to prevent its removal (without cutting the seal or the body part to which it is affixed) for a wild turkey taken in the fall season.
The permanent seal must remain affixed until processing of the wild turkey begins.
(2) Report the take by providing the information required on the department's electronic harvest reporting system within forty-eight (48) hours of taking. The individual who took the wild turkey must record the department's electronic harvest confirmation number on the piece of paper described in subsection (l) [312 IAC 9-4-11(l)].

SECTION 2. (a) This SECTION of this document is supplemental to 312 IAC 9-4-11.

(b) The permanent seal issued by the check station or the confirmation number issued by the department's electronic harvest reporting system must be maintained with a wild turkey until processing of the wild turkey begins or it is gifted to another individual.

SECTION 3. This document expires January 6, 2013.

LSA Document #12-185(E)
Filed with Publisher: April 10, 2012, 3:34 p.m.

Posted: 04/18/2012 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20120418-IR-312120185ERA
Composed: Dec 19,2014 10:14:31PM EST
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