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HB17-1228

Pet Animal Care Technology Platform Regulation

Concerning the creation of the 'Home-based Pet Animal Care Technology Platform Act'.
Session:
2017 Regular Session
Subject:

The bill creates the 'Home-based Pet Animal Care Technology Platform Act'. A 'pet animal care technology platform' (pet platform) is defined as a corporation or other corporate entity, operating in Colorado, that uses a digital network to connect pet animal caregivers to pet animal owners for the purpose of providing home-based pet animal services, such as boarding, day care, housesitting, drop-in visits, training, transportation, and walking. Pet platforms are required to obtain a permit to operate from the department of agriculture (department) before beginning operations. Pet platforms are required to carry specified amounts of insurance coverage and pay a fee to the department, as determined by department rule. Before allowing a person to act as a pet animal caregiver through the pet platform, the pet platform shall confirm that the person is 18 years of age or older and shall confirm that the person has never been convicted of or pled guilty or nolo contendere to any felony offense involving animals. The pet animal care technology platform fund is created.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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