REFERENCE TITLE: unlawful kangaroo exchange





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-sixth Legislature

First Regular Session





HB 2741


Introduced by

Representative Shah









An Act


amending title 13, chapter 29, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 13-2925; relating to offenses against public order.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Title 13, chapter 29, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 13-2925, to read:

START_STATUTE13-2925. Unlawful kangaroo exchange; classification; definition

A. It is unlawful for a person, to intentionally, knowingly, recklessly or with criminal negligence purchase, receive, sell, transfer or otherwise exchange for a commercial purpose any part of a dead kangaroo or any product containing a part of a dead kangaroo.

B. A violation of this section is a class 1 misdemeanor.

C. For the purposes of this section, "kangaroo" means any of the following:

1. an osphranter rufus commonly known as a red kangaroo.

2. Macropus giganteus commonly known as an eastern grey kangaroo.

3. Macropus fuliginosus commonly known as a western grey kangaroo.

4. Osphranter robustus commonly known as the common wallaroo. END_STATUTE