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Rule Title: Possession of Prohibited Non-Native Species
Department: FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Departmental
Chapter: RULES RELATING TO NON-NATIVE SPECIES

Latest version of the final adopted rule presented in Florida Administrative Code (FAC):

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 4/29/2021
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History?New 12-27-18, Amended 5-2-19, Amended 4-29-21.
References in this version: Ref-10435 Permit Application Grandfathered Prohibited Species for Personal Use Conditional/Prohibited/Non-native Species
Ref-10436 Captive Wildlife Critical Incident/Disaster Plan
Ref-12804 Conditional/Prohibited/Nonnative Species Permit for Commercial Use of Tegus and/or Green Iguanas
Ref-12806 Conditional/Prohibited/Nonnative Species Permit for Research
Ref-12807 Conditional/Prohibited/Nonnative Species Permit for Eradication and Control of Nonnative Species
Ref-12808 Conditional/Prohibited/Nonnative Species Permit for Public Exhibition of Conditional and/or Prohibited Species
Ref-12865 Prohibited Species Inventory Report Form
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
Notice /
Adopted
Section Description ID Publish
Date
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68-5.007
Possession of Prohibited Non-Native Species 25849547 5/13/2022
Vol. 48/94
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68-5.007
Possession of Prohibited Non-Native Species 25755457 4/13/2022
Vol. 48/72
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68-5.001
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The purpose and effect of these amendments are to provide a means to allow qualifying deviations from the current rules regarding biosecurity requirements, the issuance of Prohibited species personal pet permits to a spouse .... 25720537 3/31/2022
Vol. 48/63
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68-5.001
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: The purpose and effect of these amendments are to provide a means to allow qualifying deviations from the current rules regarding biosecurity requirements, the issuance of personal pet permits to be transferred to the .... 25532357 2/3/2022
Vol. 48/23
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The purpose and effect of these amendments are to provide a means to allow qualifying deviations from the current rules regarding biosecurity requirements, the issuance of personal pet permits to be transferred to the spouse .... 25515576 1/31/2022
Vol. 48/20
View Text Final
68-5.007
Possession of Prohibited Non-Native Species 24413171 Effective:
04/29/2021
View Text Change
68-5.007
Possession of Prohibited Non-Native Species 24285907 3/15/2021
Vol. 47/50
View Text Correction
68-5.002
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Definitions, Conditional Non-native Species, Possession of Conditional Non-native Species, Prohibited Non-Native Species, Possession of Prohibited Non-Native Species, Amnesty for Persons Relinquishing .... 23935252 11/30/2020
Vol. 46/231
View Text Proposed
68-5.002
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The purpose and effect of these rule drafts is to add new species to the Prohibited species list, create new definitions, establish permitting criteria, provide biosecurity and caging requirements, and clarify the rules .... 23644058 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
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68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Saturday, October 10, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23643864 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
View Text Workshop
68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Friday, October 9, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23643767 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
View Text Workshop
68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Tuesday, October 6, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23643670 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
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68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Monday, October 5, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23643573 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
View Text Workshop
68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Saturday, October 3, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23643476 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
View Text Workshop
68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Thursday, October 1, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23643379 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
View Text Workshop
68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Thursday, October 1, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23643185 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
View Text Workshop
68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Wednesday, September 30, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23643088 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
View Text Workshop
68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Tuesday, September 29, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23642894 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
View Text Workshop
68-5.002
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The Commission is considering amendments to Rule Chapter 68-5, F.A.C., relating to nonnative fish and wildlife. The rules that will be addressed ....
  Tuesday, September 29, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, EST.
  Live virtual workshop. Public comments will be accepted via ....
23642700 9/14/2020
Vol. 46/179
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68-5.002
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is to align this chapter’s rules with recent changes to Section 379.372, F.S., by adding new species to the Prohibited species list, creating new definitions, establishing .... 23402431 7/7/2020
Vol. 46/131
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68-5.002
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CARLTON ASDRED; PATRICK BIDDLE,JR.; STEPHEN BREZIL; MATHEW BYES; DEVIN CARLOW; BRITTANY .... vs. FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION, Respondent.; Case No.: 19-2859RP; Rule No.: 68-5.002, 68-5.006, 68-5.007; Petition 21924151 5/31/2019
Vol. 45/106
View Text Final
68-5.007
Possession of Prohibited Non-Native Species 21745671 Effective:
05/02/2019
View Text Change
68-5.002
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Definitions, Possession of Prohibited Non-Native Species 21630726 3/18/2019
Vol. 45/53
View Text Proposed
68-5.002
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The proposed changes will provide definitions, add species to the Prohibited species list, and include grandfathering language for people currently in possession of species being added to the Prohibited species list for .... 21380660 1/15/2019
Vol. 45/10
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68-5.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is to create definitions, add new species to the Prohibited species list, and create grandfathering language for proposed Prohibited species currently possessed as personal .... 21337398 1/4/2019
Vol. 45/03
View Text Final
68-5.007
Possession of Prohibited Non-Native Species 21243890 Effective:
12/27/2018
View Text Development
68-5.002
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The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is to create definitions, provide, add new species to the Prohibited list, and create grandfathering language for proposed Prohibited species currently possessed as .... 21181034 11/20/2018
Vol. 44/226
View Text Proposed
68-5.001
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The proposed change will restructure Chapter 68-5, F.A.C. These changes are proposed to improve rule clarity, create a place for future definition development, and provide the purpose and intent of the chapter. 21100136 10/30/2018
Vol. 44/212