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Animal Welfare; Petition for Rulemaking : 9 CFR Parts 1 and 3


Author:
United States, Department of Agriculture, and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Year:
1999
Abstract:
We are notifying the public of our receipt of a petition for rulemaking, and we are soliciting public comment on that petition. The petition, sponsored by several petitioners, requests that the Secretary of Agriculture amend the definition of ‘‘animal’’ in the Animal Welfare Act regulations to remove the current exclusion of rats and mice bred for use in research and birds and grant such other relief as the Secretary deems just and proper.’’
Publisher:
Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration
Collection:
Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection