§ 20-1-24 Wildlife Damage Act.
(a) For purposes of this section, "wildlife population" includes, but is not limited to: deer; indigenous Canadian geese; mute swans; cormorants; wild turkeys; crows; coyotes and furbearers.
(b) The department of environmental management shall establish a program of financial assistance to farmers, when state or federal funds become available, for the purpose of establishing preventive practices to protect damage to crops by wildlife. The director of the department is authorized and empowered to establish rules and regulations to enforce the provisions of this section.
(P.L. 2002, ch. 402, § 1.)