1501:18-2-05 Exceptions.

Nothing herein shall be interpreted in such a manner as to prevent any nurseryman or dealer who is licensed under Chapter 927. of the Revised Code from selling, offering for sale, shipping, or otherwise disposing of any endangered or threatened species of plants or parts thereof when such plants have been commercially grown by a licensed nursery or legally imported into this state. Furthermore, nothing herein shall prohibit a person from willfully rooting up, injuring, destroying, removing, taking, or possessing an endangered or threatened plant from his property or from the property of another when said person has written permission of the owner, lessee, or other person entitled to possession.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/20/2004 and 08/20/2008

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: RC Chapter 119

Rule Amplifies: RC 1518.03

Prior Effective Dates: Eff 7-14-80