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
Action 4193
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.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
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6991 Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 07/06/2014.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: 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.