01-303 C.M.R. ch. 15, § 6 - Commission Responsibilities for Certification of Superintendents

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

1. The Commission will establish criteria, establish dates and conduct training for applicants. The training will, at a minimum, cover all of the following:
A. All pulling event rules.
B. All pulling event statutes.
C. All appropriate Maine animal welfare statutes.
D. The proper conditioning of animals to compete.
E. The correct use, size and taping of the goad stick.
F. The correct use of the reins.
G. The appropriate use of blankets.
H. Heat and humidity.
I. Dehydration.
2. The Commission will review all applications and assure that the qualifications of the applicants for certification as a Superintendent are met. The review may include background checks to validate statements made in applications.
3. The Commission will notify applicants of training dates.
4. Hearings before the Commission, as authorized by law, will be held in accordance with the requirements of the Maine Administrative Procedure Act, 5 MRSA Chapter 375.


01-303 C.M.R. ch. 15, § 6

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