2010 Tennessee Code
Title 44 - Animals And Animal Husbandry
Chapter 17 - Dogs and Cats
Part 1 - Dog and Cat Dealers
44-17-104 - Applications for license Fee.

44-17-104. Applications for license Fee.

(a)  An application for a license as a dealer shall be made to the commissioner on a form provided by the commissioner, which shall contain space for such information as the commissioner may reasonably require, including evidence of ability to comply with such standards, rules and regulations as are lawfully prescribed by the commissioner.

(b)  Each application for a license shall be accompanied by a license fee based upon the following:

     (1)  Dealer license fee to sell dogs or cats to research facilities two hundred and fifty dollars ($250);

     (2)  Dealer license fee (wholesale) to sell dogs or cats for resale one hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125);

     (3)  Dealer license fee (retail) to buy dogs or cats for resale to be assessed as follows:

          (A)  Transactions of up to 50 animals per year one hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125);

          (B)  Transactions of 51 to 150 animals per year two hundred and fifty dollars ($250);

          (C)  Transactions of 151 to 300 animals per year five hundred dollars ($500);

          (D)  Transactions of 301 to 500 animals per year seven hundred and fifty dollars ($750); and

          (E)  Transactions of more than 500 animals per year one thousand dollars ($1,000); and

     (4)  Dealer license fee to transport dogs or cats in commerce one hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125).

[Acts 1967, ch. 332, § 4; T.C.A., § 44-107; Acts 2002, ch. 774, § 1.]  

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