481A.130  Damages in addition to penalty--animals--ginseng.

1.  In addition to the penalties for violations of this chapter and chapters 350, 461A, 481B, and 482, a person convicted of unlawfully selling, taking, catching, killing, injuring, destroying, or having in possession any animal, shall reimburse the state for the value of such as follows:

a.  For each elk, antelope, buffalo, or moose, two thousand five hundred dollars.

b.  For each wild turkey, two hundred dollars.

c.  For each bird or animal or the raw pelt or plumage of such bird or animal for which damages are not otherwise prescribed, fifty dollars.

d.  For each fish, reptile, mussel, or amphibian, fifteen dollars.

e.  For each beaver, mink, otter, red fox, gray fox, or raccoon, two hundred dollars.

f.  For each animal classified by the commission as an endangered or threatened species, one thousand dollars.

g.  For each antlered deer during September, October, November, or December before the regular gun season, two thousand dollars and eighty hours of community service or, in lieu of the community service, a total of four thousand dollars.

h.  For each deer, except as provided in paragraph "g", one thousand five hundred dollars.

2.  In addition to any other penalty, a person convicted of unlawfully harvesting wild ginseng in violation of section 456A.24 shall reimburse the state at one hundred fifty percent of the ginseng's market value, as determined by the department.

Section History: Early form

  [C75, 77, 79, 81, § 109.130; 82 Acts, ch 1211, § 1-3]

Section History: Recent form

  88 Acts, ch 1216, § 41; 90 Acts, ch 1142, § 1; 92 Acts, ch 1186, § 2

  C93, § 481A.130

  93 Acts, ch 38, §2; 98 Acts, ch 1203, §2, 3

Internal References

  Referred to in § 481A.131, 481A.132, 481A.133

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