Approved On: May 19, 2022
Effective On: Jan. 1, 2023
It is unlawful for a nonresident to purchase, sell, or offer to purchase or sell aquatic turtles in Arkansas.
EXCEPTION: A nonresident may purchase aquatic turtles from a holder of an Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit (THP) or Aquatic Turtle Farmer/Dealer Permit (TDR) if the turtles are being shipped directly out of Arkansas to the buyer, or if the seller is transporting a purchase out of Arkansas.
PENALTY: Class 3