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Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
LSA Document #13-24

Under IC 4-22-2-23, the Natural Resources Commission intends to adopt a rule concerning the following:

OVERVIEW: Amends 312 IAC 9-5-11 addressing requirements associated with a turtle possession permit and the species of turtles that may be possessed. Amends 312 IAC 9-10-6 governing applicants for a scientific purposes license. Amends 312 IAC 9-10-7 regarding requirements for obtaining field trial permits. Amends 312 IAC 9-10-11 governing requirements for obtaining and carrying out activities with a nuisance wild animal control permit. Amends 312 IAC 9-10-13.1 to establish requirements associated with the release or transfer of raptors and to allow a master class license holder to take peregrine falcons. Adds 312 IAC 9-10-22 governing requirements for a shooting preserve license and specifying boundary markings for a licensed shooting preserve. Adds 312 IAC 9-10-23 establishing a migratory bird depredation permit. Amends 312 IAC 9-11-1 governing wild animal possession permits. Amends 312 IAC 9-11-2 governing requirements for obtaining a first wild animal possession permit. Amends 312 IAC 9-11-4 addressing requirements associated with the possession of a relocated Class III wild animal. Amends 312 IAC 9-11-7 by adding species to the list of Class II wild animals for which a permit is required. Amends 312 IAC 9-11-8 by removing species from the list of Class III wild animals for which a permit is required. Amends 312 IAC 9-11-10 governing confining and enclosing wild animals held under a wild animal possession permit. Amends 312 IAC 9-11-11 governing housing requirements for wild animals held under the wild animal possession permit. Amends 312 IAC 9-11-14 governing the use of a wild animal possessed under the wild animal possession permit. Makes other clarifying and technical amendments. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher. Questions may be sent to the Division of Hearings, Natural Resources Commission, Indiana Government Center North, 100 North Senate Avenue, Room N501, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2200, at nrcrules@nrc.in.gov, or by telephone at (317) 232-4699. Comments may be sent by regular mail to the address above or through:

Statutory authority: IC 14-10-2-4; IC 14-22-2-6; IC 14-22-31-6.
For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule is:
Linnea Petercheff
Staff Specialist
Division of Fish and Wildlife
Department of Natural Resources
Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street, Room W273
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-6527

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Ombudsman designated by IC 5-28-17-5 is:
Eric P. Shields
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
One North Capitol, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-3997
Resources available to regulated entities through the small business ombudsman include the ombudsman's duties stated in IC 5-28-17-5, specifically IC 5-28-17-5(9), investigating and attempting to resolve any matter regarding compliance by a small business with a law, rule, or policy administered by a state agency, either as a party to a proceeding or as a mediator.

Posted: 01/16/2013 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20130116-IR-312130024NIA
Composed: Apr 19,2018 9:24:06PM EDT
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