2017 Summer HOD Proceedings

​Proceedings of the 154th Annual Session of the AVMA House of Delegates
July 20-21, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott
 
 
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INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
Order of Business—2017 Regular Annual Session
Manual of the HOD (winter 2017)
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(Resolutions and bylaws amendments are numbered consecutively beginning with the Winter Meeting)
Reference Committee #1
Resolution 10-Policy on Telemedicine
Resolution 11-Revised Model Veterinary Practice Act

Proposed Amendments to the Bylaws
Bylaws amendment 2—Student Chapters of the AVMA
Bylaws amendment 3—Constituent Allied Veterinary Organizations
 
Reference Committee #2 – Public Matters
Resolution 5—Policy on the Veterinarian's Role in Supporting Appropriate Selection and Use of Service, Assistance, and Therapy Animals
Resolution 8 - Policy on Handling of Companion Animal Remains
Resolution 9 - Revised Policy on Veterinary Hospice Care
VIF Topic - Service and Assistance Animals
Reference Committee #3 – Education and Research
VIF Topic - Marijuana Therapies for Animals 
 
Reference Committee #4 – Finance and Economics 
 
Reference Committee #5 – Legislative and Governmental Matters
Resolution 6 - The Importance of Federal Veterinarians in Emergency Response
Resolution 7 - The Importance of Veterinarians in Food Safety
VIF Topic - Prescription Monitoring Programs and Opioid Prescribing
 
Reference Committee #6 – Member Services
Report of AVMA Professional Liability Insurance Trust
VIF Topic - Application and Definition of the Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship
 
Reference Committee #7 – Scientific Activities
Resolution 4 - Policy on Therapeutic Use of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine