Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Veterinary Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine [18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Addition to grounds for finding of unprofessional conduct
Action 3453
General Information
Action Summary An amendment to regulations establishing grounds for unprofessional conduct (Section 140) is adopted to include “committing an act constituting fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation in dealing with the board or in the veterinarian-client-patient relationship.” An amendment to Section 172 on delegation of duties by a veterinarian is adopted to clarify that the delegation may occur by any means, either electronically, in writing or in person
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [002760]
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
5831 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/03/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelli Moss  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)597-4133    FAX: (804)767-1011    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.