Licensed Breeders Advisory Committee Meeting


Wednesday, December 7, 2011 – 9:30 a.m.
North Campus Building
1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Room 125E
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, Texas

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Approval of the minutes - Meeting of November 15, 2011
  4. Public Comment
  5. Staff Reports
    1. Executive Office
      1. Recent developments
    2. Compliance Division
      1. Overview of research
      2. Recent developments
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Recent developments
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Recent developments
    5. Licensing Division
      1. Recent Development
  6. Appointment of Committee Work Groups
    1. Work Group on Standards - Review all rules and matters related to the administration and enforcement of Chapter 91, including licensing fees, standards of care and confinements of animals, including but not limited to the federal regulations and ensure the minimum standards incorporate section 802.201 requirements
    2. Compliance Work Group - Review all rules related to compliance by licensees and persons engaged in dog or cat breeding, including but not limited to – periodic inspections, out of cycle inspections, and penalty matrices
    3. Licensing, Registration and Training Work Group - Review all rules related to the licensing of breeders and the registration of inspectors, including but not limited to criminal conviction guideline, and inspector training
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation on proposed rules to implement House Bill 1451, 82nd Legislature, Regular Session (2011), Licensed Breeders program
  8. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting
  9. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting
  10. Adjournment

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