SB 230 would no longer allow licensed commercial animal dealers to be exempt from holding state wild animal permits. SB 230 would also allow DNR to allow one blanket permit covering all wild animals at one location rather than a separate permit for each animal. View the bill at (click "Latest version" at the top left next to bill number): iga.in.gov/legislative/2014/bills/senate/230/.
View the current Indiana Wild Animal Law at: www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/files/fw-WildAnimalPossessionPermitReg.pdf. Permits are required for venomous reptiles and crocodilians over 5' in Indiana.
If you would like contact legislators concerning this bill, the contact information is below. The bill was authored by Senator Michael Crider and was referred to the Agricultural and Natural Resources Committee.
Contact Information for Agricultural and Natural Resources Committee
Find all contact information at iga.in.gov/legislative/2014/committees/agriculture_and_natural_resources_3100.