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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 105 : Licenses

Subchapter 001 : Generally

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 4254a)
  • § 4254a. Trapping licenses

    (a) A resident, resident youth aged 17 or under on the date of license purchase, or nonresident trapping license may be issued to any person, provided that the applicant prior to issue first presents:

    (1) a certificate of satisfactory completion of a trapper education course or its equivalent approved by the Commissioner; or

    (2) a certificate of satisfactory completion of a trapper education course in another state or a province of Canada that is approved by the Commissioner; or

    (3) a trapping license issued for this State or any other state or province of Canada and valid for any license year; or

    (4) other satisfactory proof that the applicant has previously held a valid trapping license.

    (b) The Commissioner shall provide for a course of basic instruction in trapper education. For this purpose, the Commissioner may cooperate with any reputable association, organization, or agency and may designate any person found by the Commissioner to be competent to give such instruction. A person so designated shall give such instruction and upon the successful completion thereof shall issue to a person satisfactorily completing the course of instruction a certificate in evidence thereof. No fee may be charged for taking a course of instruction provided for under this subsection. (Added 1989, No. 36, § 3; amended 2011, No. 128 (Adj. Sess.), § 29.)