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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 123 : Protection of Endangered Species

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 5407)
  • § 5407. Authority to seize threatened or endangered species

    In addition to other methods of enforcement authorized by law, the Secretary may direct under this section that wildlife or wild plants that were seized because of violation of this chapter be rehabilitated, released, replanted, or transferred to a zoological, botanical, educational, or scientific institution, and that the costs of the transfer and staff time related to a violation may be charged to the violator. The Secretary, with the advice of the Endangered Species Committee, may adopt rules for the implementation of this section. (Added 1981, No. 188 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 2015, No. 145 (Adj. Sess.), § 26.)