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§20-2-36. When license, related documents, and picture identification to be carried; using license of another; transferring license to another.

(a) A person who is required by this article to be licensed may not hunt, take, pursue, trap for, kill, catch or chase for sport any wild animal or wild bird; or fish for, take, kill or catch any fish or amphibians of any kind whatsoever in this state unless he or she shall have on his or her person: (1) A valid license issued to him or her, or other proof that a valid license has been issued to him or her in accordance with this article; (2) all applicable stamps, permits, and written consents required by this article; (3) a driver's license, passport, or picture identification issued to him or her by his or her state of residence; and (4) a certificate of training or other proof of hunter safety education as required by section thirty-a of this article.

As an alternative to the identification required by subsection (a)(3) of this section, the name, address and birthdate of a licensee under the age of fifteen years may be established by the averment of an accompanying licensed adult.

(b) It is unlawful for any person to use at any time any license other than those valid licenses legally issued to him or her in accordance with this article.

(c) Except as expressly provided by this article, it is unlawful for any person to transfer a license to any other person.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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