In the state of California it is legal to own native rattlesnakes. You can
have 2 of each species. There are no regulations for albino reptiles.
You need to know your local city regulations. I am permitted through
my city and Orange County Animal Control.
California Reptile Regulations
"(7) Albino Native Reptiles. Albino reptiles are defined as individual
native reptiles lacking normal body pigment and having red
or pink eyes. No permit is required for the possession, propagation,
importation, exportation, transportation, purchase or sale of
captively-bred native albino reptiles or amphibians. The provisions
of section 5.60 apply to the taking and possession of albino
native reptiles from the wild."