8/11/2021 10:18 am
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: Board of Veterinary Medicine
Regulatory Coordinator: Elaine J. Yeatts


Agency Contact: Leslie L. Knachel

Executive Director


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive

Suite 300

Richmond, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 150 - 20: Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine
Statutory Authority: State: Chapter 38 of Title 54.1

Date Petition Received 08/11/2021
Petitioner James Penrod for AAVSB
 Petitioner's Request
To amend section 115 to accept verification of fulfillment of requirements of the Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education Equivalence of the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB).
 Agency Plan
The petition will be published on August 30, 2021 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov to receive public comment ending September 29, 2021. Following receipt of all comments on the petition to amend regulations, the Board will decide whether to make any changes to the regulatory language. This matter will be on the Board's agenda for its first meeting after the comment period.  
Publication Date 08/30/2021  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 09/29/2021