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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 not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [004076]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Continuing education for veterinary technicians
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6991 Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 07/06/2014. Deemed not appropriate for Fast-Track.
7024 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/01/2015.
7286 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/29/2016.
7459 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/10/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)597-4130    FAX: (804)527-4471    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.