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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Veterinary Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine [18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Increase in CE hours for veterinary technicians
General Information
Action Summary An amendment to section 70 will increase the number of continuing education hours required for renewal of a license as a veterinary technician from 6 to 8 hours per year. The change is in response to a petition for rulemaking.
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 Yes  [004076]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Continuing education for veterinary technicians
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6991 Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 7/6/2014. Deemed not appropriate for Fast-Track .
7024 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 7/1/2015.
7286 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/29/2016.
7459 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/10/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4468    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.