6 CRR-NY 184.6NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I. FISH AND WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER J. MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS
PART 184. WILDLIFE REHABILITATORS
6 CRR-NY 184.6
6 CRR-NY 184.6
184.6 Duties.
(a) The wildlife rehabilitator must:
(1) practice wildlife rehabilitation in a humane and professional manner;
(2) consult licensed veterinarians as necessary to ensure that proper care is administered to injured or debilitated wildlife;
(3) not require payment for the care or treatment of wildlife. Nothing herein, however, will prevent the wildlife rehabilitator from accepting voluntary donations made toward rehabilitation services;
(4) comply with applicable provisions of the Environmental Conservation Law and rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto and with the department's instructions concerning methods of wildlife rehabilitation, reporting requirements and any conditions contained in their license;
(5) display in a prominent place the license provided by the department. A wildlife rehabilitator identification card must be carried by the licensee when in possession of wildlife afield;
(6) submit to the department in a timely manner all required records and reports properly executed;
(7) notify the department at least 90 days in advance of moving their place of operation to a new location;
(8) allow authorized department employees to inspect their wildlife rehabilitation operations and records at any reasonable time; and
(9) participate in training programs required by the department.
(b) Additionally, the wildlife rehabilitator may distribute, if appropriate, to persons who submit wildlife to them, any material supplied by the department relating to wildlife rehabilitation.
6 CRR-NY 184.6
Current through April 15, 2021
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