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2013 Florida Statutes

F.S. 379.364
379.364 License required for fur and hide dealers.
(1) It is unlawful for any person to engage in the business of a dealer or buyer in alligator skins or green or dried furs in the state or purchase such skins within the state until such person has been licensed as herein provided.
(2) Any resident dealer or buyer who solicits business through the mails, or by advertising, or who travels to buy or employs or has other agents or buyers, shall be deemed a resident state dealer and must pay a license fee of $100 per annum.
(3) A nonresident dealer or buyer must pay a license fee of $500 per annum.
(4) All dealers and buyers shall forward to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission each 2 weeks during open season a report showing number and kind of hides bought and name of trapper from whom bought and the trapper’s license number, or if trapper is exempt from license under any of the provisions of this chapter, such report shall show the nature of such exemption. A common carrier may not knowingly ship or transport or receive for transportation any hides or furs unless such shipments have marked thereon name of shipper and the number of her or his fur-animal license or fur dealer’s license.
History.s. 61, ch. 13644, 1929; CGL 1936 Supp. 1977(61); s. 581, ch. 95-148; s. 141, ch. 99-245; s. 39, ch. 2000-362; s. 150, ch. 2008-247.
Note.Former s. 372.66.