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Department of Health Professions
Board of Veterinary Medicine
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine [18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Use of the term specialist
Action 4329 / Stage 7173
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
red ball Preliminary Draft Text 3/4/2015  2:27 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 3/4/2015    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 5/11/2015   

DPB Review
Submitted on 3/4/2015
Review Completed: 3/18/2015
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 5/11/2015
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 5/11/2015
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 6/1/2015    Volume: 31  Issue: 20
Comment Period Ended 7/1/2015
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelli Moss  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)597-4133    FAX: (804)767-1011    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 4329:
Use of the term specialist
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7173) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/01/2015.
Proposed   (7287) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/29/2016.
Final   (7457) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/27/2016.
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