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Trapper's licenseTraining program or examination requisite for issuance to initial licensee.

Persons purchasing a state trapping license for the first time shall present certification of completion of a course of instruction in safe, humane, and proper trapping techniques or pass an examination to establish that the applicant has the requisite knowledge.
The director shall establish a program for training persons in trapping techniques and responsibilities, including the use of trapping devices designed to painlessly capture or instantly kill. The director shall cooperate with national and state animal, humane, hunter education, and trapping organizations in the development of a curriculum. Upon successful completion of the course, trainees shall receive a trapper's training certificate signed by an authorized instructor. This certificate is evidence of compliance with this section.


Legislative findings and intent1987 c 506: See note following RCW 77.04.020.
Effective datesLegislative intent1981 c 310: See notes following RCW 77.12.170.
Effective dateIntent, constructionSavingsSeverability1980 c 78: See notes following RCW 77.04.010.
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