16 U.S.C. § 707 : US Code - Section 707: Violations and penalties; forfeitures
Search 16 U.S.C. § 707 : US Code - Section 707: Violations and penalties; forfeitures
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, any person,
association, partnership, or corporation who shall violate any
provisions of said conventions or of this subchapter, or who shall
violate or fail to comply with any regulation made pursuant to this
subchapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon
conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $15,000 or be
imprisoned not more than six months, or both.
(b) Whoever, in violation of this subchapter, shall knowingly -
(1) take by any manner whatsoever any migratory bird with
intent to sell, offer to sell, barter or offer to barter such
(2) sell, offer for sale, barter or offer to barter, any
migratory bird shall be guilty of a felony and shall be fined not
more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.
(c) Whoever violates section 704(b)(2) of this title shall be
fined under title 18, imprisoned not more than 1 year, or both.
(d) All guns, traps, nets and other equipment, vessels, vehicles,
and other means of transportation used by any person when engaged
in pursuing, hunting, taking, trapping, ensnaring, capturing,
killing, or attempting to take, capture, or kill any migratory bird
in violation of this subchapter with the intent to offer for sale,
or sell, or offer for barter, or barter such bird in violation of
this subchapter shall be forfeited to the United States and may be
seized and held pending the prosecution of any person arrested for
violating this subchapter and upon conviction for such violation,
such forfeiture shall be adjudicated as a penalty in addition to
any other provided for violation of this subchapter. Such forfeited
property shall be disposed of and accounted for by, and under the
authority of, the Secretary of the Interior.
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State or Territorial laws or regulations