News > Regional

New Law Harshens Poaching Fines

This year Oklahoma lawmakers enacted a law that would create harsher penalties for illegally killing an animal in the state.

12/13/2010


This year Oklahoma lawmakers enacted a law that would create harsher penalties for illegally killing an animal in the state. A poacher that kills a trophy deer could face a hefty $5,000 fine. Under the new law, Oklahoma wildlife officials established a guideline to determine each animal's worth.


Read the full story at NewsOK.com.


Share |

Comments

ADD YOUR COMMENT

Enter your comments below, they will appear within 24 hours


Your Name


Your Email


Your Comment

2 Responses to New Law Harshens Poaching Fines

Jack wrote:
December 21, 2010

The fine needs to be even more

J Morris wrote:
December 13, 2010

Hmmmm. States are finding better ways to reduce their budget deficits!