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Commission Adopts Rules

The Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation adopted amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 91, §§91.10, 91.20, 91.22 – 91.24, 91.27 – 91.30, 91.50 – 91.55, 91.57, 91.58, 91.66, 91.73, 91.74, 91.76, 91.77, 91.80, 91.90 – 91.92, 91.100 – 91.105, 91.107, 91.112, and 91.202; adopted new rules at §§91.61 –… Read More about Commission Adopts Rules

Summary of Proposed Rule Changes

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation proposes changes to the rules at 16 TAC, Chapter 91, Dog or Cat Breeders Program. For information on the proposed rule changes and how you can submit public comments, please see the documents below: The Department will accept comments on the proposed rule changes until October 23, 2023.

Advisory Committee Seeks Veterinarian, Animal Control Officer & Licensed Breeder Members

The Licensed Breeder Advisory Committee of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is seeking three volunteer members to serve on the committee: Committee members serve four-year terms. The committee provides technical knowledge and industry expertise to TDLR about dog and cat breeding in Texas. Meetings are held virtually, so members don’t need to live… Read More about Advisory Committee Seeks Veterinarian, Animal Control Officer & Licensed Breeder Members

Beware Of People Posing as TDLR Inspectors

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation will never request or accept money under any circumstances while calling, visiting or conducting an inspection. Real TDLR inspectors will: Real TDLR inspectors cannot and will not: If someone posing as a TDLR employee approaches or calls you, please contact TDLR and law enforcement immediately. Impersonating a public servant is… Read More about Beware Of People Posing as TDLR Inspectors

Changes to Licensed Breeder Law

Senate Bill 1531, passed by the 86th Legislature, amended Occupations Code, Chapter 802, relating to the eligibility for certain occupational licenses and the use of a person’s criminal history as grounds for certain actions related to the license.  Senate Bill 1531 and the changes to Chapter 802 became effective September 1, 2019. TDLR encourages all persons… Read More about Changes to Licensed Breeder Law