Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1660-01-10-.02 - GENERAL

(1) Any person, before engaging in the practice of taxidermy, which includes the stuffing, mounting, and preparing of the skins of wild birds, animals, and fish for sale or for hire, must first obtain a permit to do so from the executive director.
(2) All species must be held in compliance with Federal regulations applicable thereto.
(3) Upon receiving specimens or trophies, the taxidermist will issue a receipt to the owner describing the specimens or trophies left and stating the maximum time to prepare specimens or trophies and service fee. The taxidermist shall complete the TWRA Taxidermy Accountability Form and the Log of Taxidermy Accountability Forms immediately upon the receipt of the trophy. Taxidermist may dispose of unclaimed trophies for no more than the service fee minus any deposit fees collected. Disposition of all unclaimed trophies shall be recorded on the Accountability Form. No parts or whole trophies of bears may be disposed of to recoup service fees.
(4) Failure to comply with the reporting requirements of this rule shall result in the denial of renewal for an existing permit, or denial of a new permit.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1660-01-10-.02
Original rule certified May 8, 1974. Amendment filed June 23, 2014; effective 9/21/2014.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 70-1-206 and 70-2-215.

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