9 CFR 2.102 - Holding facility.

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§ 2.102 Holding facility.
(a) If any dealer or exhibitor obtains the prior approval of the AC Regional Director, he may arrange to have another person hold animals for the required period provided for in paragraph (a) of § 2.101: Provided, That:
(1) The other person agrees in writing to comply with the regulations in part 2 and the standards in part 3 of this subchapter and to allow inspection of his premises by an APHIS official during business hours; and
(2) The animals remain under the total control and responsibility of the dealer or exhibitor.
(3) Approval will not be given for a dealer or exhibitor holding a license as set forth in § 2.1 to have animals held for purposes of this section by another licensed dealer or exhibitor. APHIS Form 7009 shall be used for approval.
(b) If any intermediate handler obtains prior approval of the AC Regional Director, it may arrange to have another person hold animals: Provided, That:
(1) The other person agrees in writing to comply with the regulations in part 2 and the standards in part 3 of this subchapter and to allow inspection of the premises by an APHIS official during business hours; and
(2) The animals remain under the total control and responsibility of the research facility or intermediate handler.
[54 FR 36147, Aug. 31, 1989, as amended at 60 FR 13896, Mar. 15, 1995; 63 FR 62927, Nov. 10, 1998; 69 FR 42102, July 14, 2004]
§ 2.102, Nt.
Effective Date Note:
At 77 FR 76823, Dec. 31, 2012, § 2.102 was amended by adding new paragraphs (a)(4) and (b)(3), effective Jan. 30, 2013. For the convenience of the user, the added text is set forth as follows:
§ 2.102 Holding facility.
(a) * * *
(4) The other person or premises must either be directly included in the dealer's or exhibitor's contingency plan required under § 2.134 or must develop its own contingency plan in accordance with § 2.134.
(b) * * *
(3) The other person or premises must either be directly included in the intermediate handler's contingency plan required under § 2.134 or must develop its own contingency plan in accordance with § 2.134.

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  • 2013-09-18; vol. 78 # 181 - Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    1. 78 FR 57227 - Animal Welfare; Retail Pet Stores and Licensing Exemptions
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: November 18, 2013.
      9 CFR Parts 1 and 2

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 7 - AGRICULTURE

§ 2131 - Congressional statement of policy

§ 2132 - Definitions

§ 2133 - Licensing of dealers and exhibitors

§ 2134 - Valid license for dealers and exhibitors required

§ 2135 - Time period for disposal of dogs or cats by dealers or exhibitors

§ 2136 - Registration of research facilities, handlers, carriers and unlicensed exhibitors

§ 2137 - Purchase of dogs or cats by research facilities prohibited except from authorized operators of auction sales and licensed dealers or exhibitors

§ 2138 - Purchase of dogs or cats by United States Government facilities prohibited except from authorized operators of auction sales and licensed dealers or exhibitors

§ 2139 - Principal-agent relationship established

§ 2140 - Recordkeeping by dealers, exhibitors, research facilities, intermediate handlers, and carriers

§ 2141 - Marking and identification of animals

§ 2142 - Humane standards and recordkeeping requirements at auction sales

§ 2143 - Standards and certification process for humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of animals

§ 2144 - Humane standards for animals by United States Government facilities

§ 2145 - Consultation and cooperation with Federal, State, and local governmental bodies by Secretary of Agriculture

§ 2146 - Administration and enforcement by Secretary

§ 2147 - Inspection by legally constituted law enforcement agencies

§ 2148 - Importation of live dogs

§ 2149 - Violations by licensees

§ 2150 - Repealed.

§ 2151 - Rules and regulations

§ 2152 - Separability

§ 2153 - Fees and authorization of appropriations

§ 2154 - Effective dates

§ 2155 - Omitted

§ 2156 - Animal fighting venture prohibition

§ 2157 - Release of trade secrets

§ 2158 - Protection of pets

§ 2159 - Authority to apply for injunctions

Title 9 published on 2013-01-01

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  • 2013-10-24; vol. 78 # 206 - Thursday, October 24, 2013
    1. 78 FR 63408 - Petition To Amend Animal Welfare Act Regulations To Prohibit Public Contact With Big Cats, Bears, and Nonhuman Primates
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
      Notice; reopening of comment period.
      The comment period for the notice published on August 5, 2013 (78 FR 47215) is reopened. We will consider all comments that we receive on or before November 18, 2013.
      9 CFR Parts 2 and 3