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      RS 56:1902     


§1902. Definitions

            For the purpose of this Part:

            (1) "Native plant" shall mean any nonvascular or vascular plant occurring outside of cultivation, excluding species that are known to have escaped cultivation or to have been intentionally or unintentionally introduced from outside of Louisiana since European colonization.

            (2) "Threatened or endangered species" shall mean any species of wildlife or native plant determined by the secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries or by the secretary of the Interior of the United States with concurrence by the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission to be of a class that requires protective regulation to prevent its extinction or the destruction or deterioration of its economic usefulness within this state, presently or in the foreseeable future.

            (3) "Wildlife" shall mean all species of wild vertebrates, and invertebrates.

            Added by Acts 1974, No. 473, §1. Amended by Acts 1980, No. 595, §1; Acts 1981, No. 736, §1; Acts 2017, No. 228, §1.

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