It is unlawful for a nonresidentto purchase, sell, or offer to purchase or sell aquatic turtles in Arkansas unless the nonresident:
- posessesa Nonresident Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit; and
- followsall transaction and reporting requirements in Code 34.07.
EXCEPTION: A nonresidentmay purchase aquatic turtles from a holderof an Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit, Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit, or Aquatic Turtle Farmer Permitwithout a Nonresident Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit if the turtles are being shipped directly out of Arkansas to the buyer, or if the buyer is picking up and transporting a purchase out of Arkansas.
PENALTY: Class 3