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2019 Legislation Regarding Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Technology, and Animal Euthanasia Technology - Current Topics

2019 Legislation Regarding Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Technology, and Animal Euthanasia Technology

Below is a list of current laws regarding veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, and animal euthanasia technology that are being introduced for the 2019 Legislation session.

HB 2437

  • Permitting unlicensed persons to be hired by consumers 
  • Sponsored by Delegates Gary Howell, Scott Cadle, Geoff Foster, D. Rolland Jennings, Zack Maynard, Pat McGeehan, Terry Sypolt, and Chris Toney.

HB 2119

  • Relating to prohibiting the performing of an onychectomy (declawing) or flexor tendonectomy procedure on a cat.
  • Sponsored by Delegate Rodney A. Pyles, Dean Jeffries, and Tony Paynter.  

HB 2486 

  • Relating to using records of criminal conviction to disqualify a person from licensure
  • Sponsored by Delegate John Shott, Foster, Kessinger, and Pushkin.