2019 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 62 - Animals
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 5-62-127. Removal of an Animal's Transmittal Device

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-62-127 (2019)
  • (a) A person commits removal of an animal's transmittal device if he or she knowingly:

    • (1) Removes a transmittal device from a dog used in hunting or a raptor used in falconry without permission of the owner; and

    • (2) Removes the transmittal device with the purpose to prevent or hinder the owner from locating the dog used in hunting or raptor used in falconry.

  • (b) Removal of an animal's transmittal device is a Class C misdemeanor.

  • (c)

    • (1) Upon a finding of guilt, the court shall order that the defendant pay as restitution the actual value of any dog used in hunting or raptor used in falconry lost or killed as a result of the removal of the animal's transmittal device.

    • (2) The court also may order restitution to the owner for any lost breeding revenues.

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