DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Division of Animal Health and Food Products Inspection
The Delaware Department of Agriculture reproposes these regulations in accordance with the General Assembly’s mandate to enforce Chapter 72 of Title 3 of the Delaware Code and to specify the means by which citizens of the State of Delaware may obtain a permit from the Delaware Department of Agriculture to possess, sell, or exhibit, exotic animals within the state.
These proposed regulations were considered at a public hearing on February 20, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Department of Agriculture Building, Secretary’s Conference Room. Public comments were received leading to substantive changes that are incorporated herein.
The Delaware Department of Agriculture solicits additional written comments from the public concerning these reproposed regulations. Any such comments should be submitted to the State Veterinarian, Heather Hirst, DVM with a cc to the Assistant State Veterinarian, Caroline Hughes, VMD, at Delaware Department of Agriculture, 2320 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901 on or before August 1, 2009. Copies of the proposed regulations are available on request.
Harness Racing Commission
501 Harness Racing Rules and Regulations
The Delaware Harness Racing Commission, pursuant to 3 Del.C. §10005, proposes to change its Rule 7. The Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed rule changes on August 11, 2009. Written comments should be sent to Hugh J. Gallagher, Administrator of Harness Racing, Department of Agriculture, 2320 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Written comments will be accepted for thirty (30) days from the date of publication in the Register of Regulations on July 1, 2009.
The proposed changes are for the purpose of updating Rule 7 and reflect current policies, practices and procedures. Copies are published online at the Register of Regulations website: http://regulations.delaware.gov/services/current_issue.shtml