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Use of Electronic Trap Monitors for Nuisance Animal Control Businesses (Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 2 of 2020) Electronic trap monitors may be used under all of the following conditions by a permitted Wildlife Damage and Nuisance Animal Control Businesses provided that the trap is physically checked in person at least once every 72 hours:
∑ The device remains in continuous operation while in use and is able to provide trap status at least once every 24 hours.
∑ The device shall be checked electronically at least once every 24 hours.
∑ The device has notification alarms that report real time trap information, including trap door closed activity and trap door open activity within 1 hour after detection.
∑ The device has notification alarms that report system health issues.
∑ The device has on-demand control unit testing for trap status, signal strength, and battery condition.
∑ If the device reports a trap closure, the permittee is required to physically visit the trap within 24 hours of the time the trap was reported closed.
∑ If the device reports a system issue, the permittee is required to physically check the trap within 24 hours of the last time a notification alarm was received.
∑ The device must be marked with permit number, business name, and business phone number.
∑ Records must be maintained. This also includes alert notifications and trap status. All records shall be available for inspection at any reasonable time.
∑ An individual who displays records using an electronic device is not presumed to have consented to a search of the electronic device. This state, a law enforcement agency, a tribal conservation officer, an employee of this state or a law enforcement agency is not liable for damage to or loss of an electronic device that occurs as a result of viewing records.
∑ A state or law enforcement agency, or its employees, a tribal conservation officer is not liable for damage to an electronic trap monitor or an electronic device that occurs as a result of inspecting the electronic trap monitor or electronic device.
∑ There is a 3-year sunset in order to evaluate the use and effectiveness of the devices.