The Vermont Statutes Online
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§ 5207. Propagation farms
(a) The Commissioner may issue a license to propagate fish and wild animals and shall make and publish regulations governing such industry. The application for such a breeder’s license shall be in writing, addressed to the Commissioner, shall be signed by the applicant, and shall describe the land or waters owned or leased by such breeder to be used for such purpose and shall contain such other facts as may be required by the Commissioner. When it appears that the application is made in good faith, the Commissioner may issue such a license, which shall continue in force for one year, upon the payment of a fee of $50.00 for a new application and $10.00 for a renewal of an application. Fees collected under this section shall be deposited into the Fish and Wildlife Fund.
(b) All health testing of cultured trout shall be provided to commercial trout farms through an aquaculture inspection program conducted jointly by the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets and the Department of Fish and Wildlife as provided by 6 V.S.A. § 1154a and part 4 of this title. (Added 1961, No. 119, § 1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1991, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 1993, No. 202 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003.)