301 KAR 5:040. Selling and purchasing migratory game bird and waterfowl permits.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 150.235, 150.603(1), (2)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 150.195(1), (4)(g), 50 C.F.R. 20.20

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 150.603 requires waterfowl and migratory game bird hunters to possess the appropriate permits; 50 CFR 20.20 requires that waterfowl and migratory game bird hunters participate in a national harvest survey; and KRS 150.195(1) and (4)(g) authorizes the department to promulgate administrative regulations relating to the application for and sale of licenses and permits. This administrative regulation establishes the procedures for gathering information for the Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program.

 

      Section 1. A person purchasing a waterfowl permit or a migratory game bird permit shall:

      (1) Obtain a Kentucky Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program hard copy form from the license agent:

      (a) Complete the form, using black ink; and

      (b) Return the form to the license agent;

      (2) Complete the Kentucky migratory bird harvest information requested on the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Internet site when purchasing a waterfowl or migratory game bird permit; or

      (3) Provide the Kentucky migratory bird harvest information requested by the licensing agent when purchasing a waterfowl or migratory game bird permit by telephone.

 

      Section 2. A license agent shall:

      (1) Not sell a waterfowl permit or a waterfowl or migratory game bird permit to a person who has not complied with the provisions of Section 1 of this administrative regulation;

      (2) Return completed Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program forms to the department:

      (a) Weekly; and

      (b) In the envelopes provided.

 

      Section 3. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The "Kentucky Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program" form, (1997 edition), Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, is incorporated by reference.

      (2) It may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, #1 Game Farm Road, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (23 Ky.R. 3457; Am. 3755; eff. 5-14-97; 28 Ky.R. 2057; eff. 5-16-2002.)