DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Division of Animal Health and Food Products Inspection
304 Exotic Animal Regulations
The Delaware Department of Agriculture proposes 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. It should be noted here that these regulations do not supersede Delaware Code Title 7 Chapter 6 regarding Endangered Species.
The Delaware Department of Agriculture solicits written comments from the public concerning these proposed regulations. Any such comments should be submitted to the Acting State Veterinarian, Caroline Hughes, VMD, at Delaware Department of Agriculture, 2320 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901 on or before November 1, 2008. Copies of the proposed regulations are available on request.
Thoroughbred Racing Commission
1001 Thoroughbred Racing Rules and Regulations
The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission in accordance with 3 Del.C. §10103(c) has proposed changes to its rules and regulations. The proposal amends Section 11 of the rules and regulations to address Entries, Subscriptions, Delegations by amending existing Rules 11.4.2 and 11.4.3.
A public hearing will be held on October 21, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in the second floor conference room of the Horsemen's Office at Delaware Park, 777 Delaware Park Boulevard, Wilmington, Delaware where members of the public can offer comments. Anyone wishing to receive a copy of the proposed regulations may obtain a copy from the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission, 777 Delaware Park Boulevard, Wilmington, Delaware. Copies are also published online at the Register of Regulations website: http://regulations.delaware.gov/services/current_issue.shtml. Persons wishing to submit written comments may forward these to the attention of John F. Wayne, Executive Director, at the above address. The final date to receive written comments will be at the public hearing.