§ 20-14-1.1. Bird depredation and control permits and orders.
(a) A person may petition and be issued a depredation permit/order or control permit/order from the director, or his or her designee, in accordance with applicable federal law, for the taking of birds when found committing depredations upon agricultural crops, livestock, or wildlife, or when concentrated in such numbers and manner as to constitute a health or public safety hazard or other nuisance.
(b) Before any state depredation permits/orders or control permits/orders are issued, the director shall promulgate rules and regulations, in accordance with applicable federal law, establishing standards governing the issuance of the permits/orders and other measures necessary for the control of birds causing depredation or constituting a health or public safety hazard or other nuisance.
(P.L. 2002, ch. 327, § 2; P.L. 2008, ch. 162, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 197, § 1.)