Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Veterinary Medicine
Petition 203
Petition Information
Petition Title Continuing education for veterinary technicians
Date Filed 2/18/2014    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Diana Stuebing 
Petitioner's Request

To increase the minimum requirement for continuing education for veterinary technicians from 6 hours a year to 8 hours for each annual renewal.

Agency's Plan


The petition will be published on March 10, 2014 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at to receive public comment ending April 9, 2014. 

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 meeting schedule for June 11, 2014.

Comment Period Began 3/10/2014    Ended 4/9/2014
Virginia Register Announcement Submitted on 2/18/2014
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Published on: 3/10/2014     Volume: 30  Issue: 14
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 6/11/2014
Decision Publication Date Published on: 7/14/2014     Volume: 30  Issue: 23
Agency Decision Summary

On June 11, 2014, the Board voted to adopt the amendment requested by the petitioner by a fast-track action.

Associated regulatory action Increase in CE hours for veterinary technicians
Latest Stage: Final

Contact Information
Name / Title: Elaine Yeatts  / Agency Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, 23233
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