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West's Wyoming Statutes Annotated. Title 23. Game and Fish. Chapter 3. General Regulatory Provisions. Article 1. Bird and Animal Provisions. 23-3-101. Taking eagle prohibited

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Citation: WY ST 23-3-101

Citation: W. S. 1977 23-3-101

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 10/2013

Summary:   This Wyoming statutes prohibits the taking of an eagle unless the taking is authorized by federal law. Such a taking constitutes a high misdemeanor. For discussion of the federal Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, see Detailed Discussion.

Statute in Full:

Any person who takes an eagle is guilty of a high misdemeanor punishable as provided in W.S. 23-6-202(a)(ii) unless the taking is authorized by federal law or commission rules adopted in compliance with federal law.


Laws 1973, ch. 249, § 1; Laws 2007, ch. 62, § 1, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2013, ch. 110, § 1, eff. Feb. 28, 2013.


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