Change to the Definition of Class B Licensee

Formal title: Docket Number [APHIS-2006-0158] Animal Welfare; Petition for Rulemaking


APHIS is notifying the public of our receipt of a petition for rulemaking, and we are soliciting public comment on that petition. The petition, sponsored by The Hunte Corporation, requests that we replace the definition of Class "B" licensee in the Animal Welfare Act regulations with four new categories of licensees: Pet distributor, exhibitor animal distributor, laboratory animal distributor, and other distributor.


View AVMA's response to APHIS (PDF)

View Federal Register document (PDF)


AVMA responded on July 5, 2007