Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Veterinary Medicine
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine [18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Action:
Clarification in definition of surgery; change in defintion of supervision
 
General Information
Action Summary Clarifies that surgery does not include routine dental extractions of single-rooted teeth or skin closures; changes requirement for observation and written order by veterinarian from 24 to 36 hours.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Periodic Review Requirement No, this action does not satisfy the Periodic Review requirement.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2765 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/25/2004.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: leslie.knachel@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4468    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.