24.225.922 CERTIFIED EUTHANASIA AGENCY OPERATION STANDARDS
(1) A certified euthanasia agency cannot operate unless:
(a) a license has been issued by the board;
(b) the licensee has a current DEA permit, including a DEA number; and
(c) the certified euthanasia agency has a designated attorney-in-fact.
(2) Certified euthanasia agencies must:
(a) have a designated area for euthanasia that can hold at least two people;
(b) maintain the euthanasia area in a clean and sanitary condition at all times;
(c) have bright, even light in the euthanasia area;
(d) have proper ventilation in the euthanasia area;
(e) have a table or work area for handling animals during euthanasia;
(f) have a designated surface or cabinet to store equipment;
(g) display the facility license and licenses of all licensed staff in a conspicuous place so they can be seen by members of the public. Personal addresses on licenses may be covered;
(h) have sufficient materials on-site for euthanasia, including, but not limited to:
(i) medical quality needles;
(ii) disposal container for used sharps as defined in 75-10-1003, MCA, that meets the requirements in 75-10-1005, MCA;
(iv) first aid kit;
(v) electric clippers;
(vii) humane restraint devices;
(viii) towels; and
(i) comply with all state and federal laws pertaining to storage of approved euthanasia and restraint drugs; and
(j) comply with all state and federal laws pertaining to recordkeeping requirements for approved euthanasia and restraint drugs.
History: 37-1-131, 37-18-202, 37-18-603, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-18-603, 37-18-604, MCA; NEW, 2020 MAR p. 1633, Eff. 8/29/20.