Random Tennessee Law: Handling Snakes

15 July 2011 Categories: All Blogs

McNulty & Associates has started a new series of blogs in which we will highlight unique laws in Tennessee. Today’s law is about snake handling. Happy Friday and enjoy!

T.C.A. 39-17-101. Handling snakes so as to endanger life prohibited.

(a) It is an offense for a person to display, exhibit, handle, or use a poisonous or dangerous snake or reptile in a manner that endangers the life or health of any person.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.


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