2013 Mississippi Code
Title 49 - CONSERVATION AND ECOLOGY
Chapter 7 - HUNTING AND FISHING
IN GENERAL
§ 49-7-140 - Importation and release of wild hogs; prohibition; penalties


MS Code § 49-7-140 (2013) What's This?

(1) No person may import into the state or release into the wild, any live feral hog, wild swine or Russian Boar.

(2) No person may transport or relocate within the state any live feral hog, wild swine or Russian Boar and release the hog into the wild.

(3) For the purposes of this section, "feral hogs, wild swine or Russian Boar" are defined as any hog that is not a domesticated pet or livestock; and "released into the wild" is defined as being able to move about freely to adjoining land.

(4) A violation of this section is a Class I violation punishable as provided in Section 49-7-141.

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