PACFA stakeholder meeting on proposed rule addition

Date: 
1/18/2017, 10:00AM

STAKEHOLDER MEETING NOTICE

PROPOSED RULE ADDITION  
TO CREATE A PETSITTER CATEGORY FOR LICENSURE
 
Dear Future PACFA Petsitter Category Licensees,

The Department of Agriculture’s PACFA Program will be holding a stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 10 a.m. to be held at the Department of Agriculture at 305 Interlocken Parkway, Broomfield, CO 80021 in the San Juan and Arkansas Rooms, to discuss a proposed rule addition to PACFA Rule 8 CCR 1202-15, Section 1.00 Definitions and Abbreviations that would create a new category of licensure for Petsitters. 

1.00    Definitions and Abbreviations
 “PETSITTING FACILITY” MEANS ANY FIRM, PERSON, OR CORPORATION THAT CARES FOR OR HOUSES FOUR OR MORE PET ANIMALS PER YEAR AT THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE IN THE ABSENCE OF THE OWNER, OR SUCH OWNER'S DESIGNEE, AND RECEIVES COMPENSATION FOR SAID SERVICES.

“Boarding/training facility” means any firm, person, or corporation that cares for, houses, or trains pet animals in the absence of the owner, or such owner's designee, and receives compensation for said services or correctional facility pet animal training programs regardless or compensation. 

A BOARDING/TRAINING FACILITY DOES NOT MEAN A FIRM, PERSON, OR CORPORATION THAT CARES FOR OR HOUSES FEWER THAN FOUR PET ANIMALS PER YEAR AT THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE IN THE ABSENCE OF THE OWNER, OR SUCH OWNER’S DESIGNEE, AND RECEIVES COMPENSATION FOR SAID SERVICES.

If you can’t attend the meeting and would like to provide input regarding the proposed rule change, please e-mail your comments to us at cda_pacfa@state.co.us.