Pharmaceutical Issues

As new bills that pertain to the veterinary profession are introduced in the 114th Congress, the AVMA will review them and prioritize how the Association will devote staff time and resources to working to get them passed or stopped. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back periodically to learn more about new bills in AVMA's portfolio. Stay tuned!

While you wait--you can also check out AVMA's Legislative Agendas from past Congresses, including highlights from the most recent 113th Congress, or sign up for our monthly e-newsletter The AVMA Advocate for the latest news and information on federal legislation or regulations impacting the veterinary profession.

Bills currently under AVMA review:

Other work:

The AVMA’s Task Force on Veterinary Compounding Legislation is actively engaged in a national dialogue among veterinarians, pharmacists, drug manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration with the goal of developing clearer guidelines and regulations for veterinarians as they look to provide safe medications and the best care for their patients. Learn more about that work here.
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