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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Veterinary Medicine
Petition 333
Petition Information
Petition Title Duties of a veterinary assistant
Date Filed 10/26/2020    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Gideon Daniel 
Petitioner's Request

To amend section 172 to allow an unlicensed veterinary assistant to place an intravenous catheter

Agency's Plan

The petition will be published on November 23, 2020 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at to receive public comment ending December 23, 2020.

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, which is scheduled for March 11, 2021. The petitioner will be informed of its decision after that meeting.


Comment Period Ended 12/23/2020
Agency Decision Pending    

Contact Information
Name / Title: Leslie L. Knachel  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
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Richmond, 23233
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