02 NCAC 52J .0416          RECERTIFICATION

(a)  If a former Certified Euthanasia Technician is employed or is accepted as a volunteer at a certified facility before the expiration of his certification, the former Certified Euthanasia Technician or employer may request reinstatement of his/her certification from the Animal Welfare Section.  The reinstated Certification shall be good for five years from the date of its initial issue.

(b)  If a former Certified Euthanasia Technician is employed or is accepted as a volunteer at a certified facility after the expiration of his certification, the former Certified Euthanasia Technician may only euthanize animals under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian or currently certified euthanasia technician for three months or until he/she passes practical examination whichever is less.  The former Certified Euthanasia Technician and the manager of the certified facility shall each notify the Animal Welfare Section within 10 days of the date the former Certified Euthanasia Technician is employed or accepted as a volunteer.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 19A-24;

Eff. March 23, 2009.