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Chapter 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1Definitions and Authority of the State
  • 17-102
  • Wildlife as state property; exceptions
  • 17-103
  • Duties of county attorneys
  • 17-104
  • Duties of peace officers as special game rangers
Chapter 2
GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT AND GAME AND FISH COMMISSION
Article 1Membership
  • 17-201
  • Game and fish department and game and fish commission members; appointment; removal; meetings
  • 17-202
  • Arizona game and fish commission appointment recommendation board
Article 2Director and Employees
  • 17-211
  • Director; selection; removal; powers and duties; employees
  • 17-212
  • Director's seal; authentication of records
  • 17-213
  • Prohibition on political activity
  • 17-214
  • Arizona game and fish department reserve; members; powers and duties; compensation
  • 17-215
  • Fingerprint clearance card; employees; volunteers
Article 3Powers and Duties
  • 17-231
  • General powers and duties of the commission
  • 17-232
  • Agreements with other states for reciprocal use of licenses
  • 17-233
  • Acquisition and disposition of buffalo and buffalo meat
  • 17-234
  • Open or closed seasons; bag limits; possession limits
  • 17-236
  • Taking birds; possession of raptors
  • 17-238
  • Special licenses for field trials, for shooting preserves and for collecting or holding wildlife in captivity
  • 17-239
  • Wildlife depredations; investigations; corrective measures; disposal; reports; judicial review
  • 17-240
  • Disposition of wildlife; devices; unlawful devices; notice of intention to destroy; waiting period; destruction; jurisdiction of recovery actions; disposition of unclaimed property
  • 17-241
  • Acquisition and disposition of lands and waters; retention of rights; disposition of proceeds
  • 17-242
  • Guaranteeing irrigation district assessment; sale of land located within federal reclamation projects and irrigation districts
  • 17-243
  • Sale of surplus products of federal aid projects; disposition of proceeds
  • 17-244
  • Bulletin; refuge signboards; posted lands
  • 17-246
  • Ground leases; installment purchase of facilities
  • 17-248
  • Certification of installment purchase agreements by the attorney general
  • 17-250
  • Wildlife diseases; order of director; violation; classification; rule making exemption
  • 17-251
  • Possession or use of a firearm silencer or muffler while hunting; definition
  • 17-252
  • Geospatial data and geographic information system services; wildlife species location information; disclosure or inspection; definitions
  • 17-253
  • Mexican gray wolf; memorandum of understanding; reporting
Article 3.1Aquatic Invasive Species
  • 17-255
  • Definition of aquatic invasive species
  • 17-255.01
  • Aquatic invasive species program; powers
  • 17-255.03
  • Violations; civil penalties; classification; cost recovery
  • 17-255.04
  • Applicability; no private right of action
Article 4Fiscal Provisions
  • 17-262
  • Investment of surplus funds; earned interest
  • 17-265
  • Game and fish in-lieu fee program restoration endowment trust fund; exemption; definition
  • 17-266
  • Construction by employees or force account
  • 17-267
  • Land and water conservation and recreation development fund
  • 17-268
  • Game, non-game, fish and endangered species fund
  • 17-269
  • Game and fish publications revolving fund
  • 17-271
  • Wildlife endowment fund
  • 17-272
  • Voluntary contributions in lieu of property taxes
  • 17-273
  • Firearms safety and ranges fund; uses; criteria
Article 5Conservation Development Fund
  • 17-282
  • Conservation development fund; purposes
  • 17-283
  • Issuance of bonds; negotiability; resolution; notice; tax exemption
  • 17-284
  • Pledges; lien; personal liability; incontestability
  • 17-285
  • Bonds as legal investments; state nonliability
  • 17-286
  • Certification of bonds by attorney general
  • 17-287
  • Impairment of bondholder rights; prohibition; inclusion in resolutions and indentures
  • 17-288
  • Distributions from the conservation development fund
  • 17-289
  • Bond proceeds fund; investment
  • 17-290
  • Designation of fiscal agent and trustees; monies of the authority; fees
  • 17-292
  • Capital improvement fund
  • 17-293
  • Unlawful interest in real property by commission member; violation; classification
Article 6Arizona Game and Fish Commission Heritage Fund
  • 17-297
  • Arizona game and fish commission heritage fund
  • 17-298
  • Expenditures from fund; purpose and amounts; annual report
Article 7Arizona Wildlife Conservation Fund
  • 17-299
  • Arizona wildlife conservation fund
Chapter 3
TAKING AND HANDLING OF WILDLIFE
Article 1General Regulations
  • 17-301
  • Times when wildlife may be taken; exceptions; methods of taking
  • 17-302
  • Taking of bear or mountain lion for protection of property; report
  • 17-303
  • Taking or driving wildlife from closed areas
  • 17-304
  • Prohibition by landowner on hunting; posting; exception
  • 17-305
  • Possession of other weapons while hunting; violation; classification
  • 17-306
  • Importation, transportation, release or possession of live wildlife; violations; classification
  • 17-307
  • Possession, storage, sale and gift of the carcass or parts thereof of wildlife
  • 17-309
  • Violations; classification
  • 17-310
  • Agreement to appear in court
  • 17-311
  • Duty to report shooting accident resulting in injury or death; duty to give assistance; authority of officers
  • 17-313
  • Disposition of fines, forfeitures and penalties; reports
  • 17-314
  • Civil penalty for illegally taking, wounding, killing or possessing wildlife; recovery of civil penalty
  • 17-315
  • Wildlife theft prevention fund; authorized expenditures
  • 17-316
  • Interference with rights of hunters; classification; civil action; exceptions
  • 17-317
  • Possession and containment of white amur; determination of closed aquatic system
  • 17-318
  • Disease assessment and treatment before importing wildlife and transporting big game
  • 17-319
  • Big game killed by motor vehicle; salvage permit; violation; classification
  • 17-320
  • Jaguar; protection; violations; classification; civil liability; exceptions
Article 2Licenses
  • 17-331
  • License or proof of purchase required; violation of child support order
  • 17-332
  • Form and content of license; duplicate licenses; transfer of license prohibited; exceptions; period of validity
  • 17-333
  • License classifications; fees; annual report; review
  • 17-333.02
  • Trapping license; education; exemption
  • 17-335
  • Blind resident; fishing license exemption
  • 17-335.01
  • Lifetime license and benefactor license
  • 17-336
  • Complimentary and honorary youth licenses
  • 17-337
  • Hunting and fishing licenses; armed forces members and spouses
  • 17-337.01
  • Licenses for enrollees in the job corps
  • 17-338
  • Remission of fees from sale of licenses or permits; violation; classification
  • 17-339
  • Reports and returns by license dealers; noncompliance; classification
  • 17-340
  • Revocation, suspension and denial of privilege of taking wildlife; civil penalty; notice; violation; classification
  • 17-341
  • Violation; classification
  • 17-342
  • Colorado river special use permit
  • 17-343
  • Reciprocal sale of licenses and special use permits
  • 17-344
  • Period of validity of special permits
  • 17-346
  • Special big game license tags
Article 3Trappers, Guides and Taxidermists
  • 17-361
  • Trappers; licensing; restrictions; duties; reports
  • 17-362
  • Guide license; violations; annual report
  • 17-363
  • License to practice taxidermy
  • 17-364
  • Fur dealer's license; records; reports
Article 4Transportation and Storage
  • 17-371
  • Transportation, possession and sale of wildlife and wildlife parts
  • 17-372
  • Shipment by common carrier
Chapter 4
CONSERVATION PROJECTS AND FEDERAL COOPERATION
Article 1Restoration Projects
  • 17-402
  • Acceptance of federal aid acts
  • 17-406
  • Revolving fund; appropriation; purpose and reimbursement
  • 17-407
  • Acquisition of lands by United States for migratory bird conservation
Article 2Fish Hatching and Fish Culture
  • 17-421
  • Right to conduct fish hatching and culture; limitations
Article 3Wildlife Habitat Protection
  • 17-452
  • Restrictions on motor vehicle use; recommendations; agreements; rules
  • 17-453
  • Notices of restrictions; posting; publication
  • 17-454
  • Prohibition against vehicle travel
  • 17-456
  • Expenditure of funds; source; functions
  • 17-458
  • Violations; classification
Article 4Wildlife Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Fund
  • 17-471
  • Wildlife habitat restoration and enhancement fund; commission duties
Article 5Use of Aquatic Poisons
  • 17-481
  • Application of aquatic poisons; analysis; notice; exceptions
Article 6Livestock Loss Board
  • 17-491
  • Livestock loss board; members; terms; compensation; annual report; board termination
  • 17-493
  • Livestock compensation fund; exemption
Chapter 5
WILDLIFE VIOLATOR COMPACT
Article 1Adoption
  • 17-502
  • Adoption and text of compact
  • 17-503
  • Administration; expenses
Chapter 6
SHOOTING RANGES
Article 1Outdoor Shooting Range Noise Standards
  • 17-601
  • Definition of outdoor shooting range
  • 17-602
  • State outdoor shooting range noise standards; preemption; measurement; definitions
  • 17-603
  • Preexisting outdoor shooting ranges; noise buffering or attenuation
  • 17-604
  • Nighttime outdoor shooting range operations
  • 17-605
  • Noise pollution; nuisance; defense; costs
Article 2Disclosure of Proximity to Shooting Range
  • 17-621
  • Recording proximity to shooting range; definition