|Organization:||Office of the Attorney General|
|Regulatory Authority:||St. 2016, c. 333|
|Official Version:||Purchase the official version|
940 CMR 36.00 is intended to prevent animal cruelty by phasing out extreme methods of farm animal confinement, which also threaten the health and safety of Massachusetts consumers, increase the risk of food borne illness, and have negative fiscal impacts on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 940 CMR 36.00 is intended to facilitate the implementation of the law as set out in St. 2016, c. 333.