Rules and Regulations Governing Animal Care Facilities


250-RICR-40-05-4 INACTIVE RULE

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Title 250 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 40 Agriculture and Resource Marketing
Subchapter 05 Animal Health
Part 4 Rules and Regulations Governing Animal Care Facilities
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Inactive View Active Rule
Effective 10/08/2015 to 06/20/2016

Regulation Authority :

RIGL Chapter 42-17.1and Section 4-19-13

Purpose and Reason :

Pursuant to the statutory requirement contained within RIGL 4-19-13, these proposed regulations provide minimal animal care and housing standards at licensed animal care facilities to ensure that the animals are kept in a manner that is safe and sanitary for their well-being, and in a manner that will mitigate any disease risk to the other animals and humans residing in the state. Minor changes made per comment to requirements for record retention for facility cleaning.

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