Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. SB 906
Senate . House
The Committee on Community Affairs (Farmer) recommended the
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete lines 62 - 91
4 and insert:
5 8. Green iguana (Iguana iguana), except as provided in
6 paragraph (d).
7 9. Black and white tegu (Salvator merianae), except as
8 provided in paragraph (e).
8. Any other reptile designated as a conditional or
10 prohibited species by the commission.
11 (b) If a person, party, firm, association, or corporation
12 holds a permit issued before July 1, 2010, under subsection (1)
13 to legally possess a species listed in paragraph (a), that
14 person, party, firm, association, or corporation may possess
15 such reptile for the remainder of the life of the reptile.
16 (c) If a person, party, firm, association, or corporation
17 holds a permit issued before July 1, 2010, under subsection (1)
18 to legally possess a reptile listed in paragraph (a), and the
19 reptile remains alive following the death or dissolution of the
20 licensee, the reptile may be legally transferred to another
21 entity holding a permit authorizing possession of the reptile
22 for the remainder of the life of the reptile.
23 (d) If a person, party, firm, association, or corporation
24 holds a permit issued by the commission under subsection (1) to
25 legally possess green iguanas, that person, party, firm,
26 association, or corporation may only possess green iguanas for
27 the purpose of the out-of-state sale of green iguanas.
28 (e) If a person, party, firm, association, or corporation
29 holds a permit issued by the commission under subsection (1) to
30 legally possess black and white tegus, that person, party, firm,
31 association, or corporation may only possess black and white
32 tegus for the purpose of the out-of-state sale of black and
33 white tegus.
34 (f) (d) If the commission designates a species of reptile as
35 a conditional or prohibited species after July 1, 2010, the
36 commission may authorize the personal possession of that newly
37 designated species by those licensed to possess that species of
38 reptile before the effective date of the species’ designation by
39 the commission as a conditional or prohibited species. The
40 personal possession of such reptile is not a violation of
41 paragraph (a) if the personal possession was authorized by the
43 (g) (e) This subsection does not apply to traveling wildlife
44 exhibitors that are licensed or registered under the United
45 States Animal Welfare Act or to zoological facilities that are
46 licensed or exempted by the commission from the licensure
48 (3) The commission shall establish by rule a method and
49 process for the capture, purchase, inventory, and sale of all
50 green iguanas and black and white tegus.
52 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================
53 And the title is amended as follows:
54 Between lines 7 and 8
56 authorizing certain persons, parties, firms,
57 associations, and corporations to possess green
58 iguanas and black and white tegus for specified
59 purposes; requiring the Fish and Wildlife Conservation
60 Commission to adopt rules;