Congressional Activities

The AVMA's Governmental Relations Division advocates the Association's policies and positions on federal legislative and regulatory issues that influence animal and human health and advance the veterinary medical profession.

Legislative Agenda

The AVMA's Governmental Relations Division in Washington, D.C., advocates the Association's policies and positions on federal legislative and regulatory issues that influence animal and human health and advance the veterinary profession. View our legislative agenda for the 113th Congress.  

AVMA Congressional Letters and Testimony

AVMA testimony at congressional and other government-related hearings; AVMA correspondence to and from Congress and the Executive Branch.

AVMA-CAN Government Action Center

Find out who represents you in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. Learn more about bills that impact veterinary medicine. Find bill numbers, information, histories and check to see if your Member of Congress has signed on to important legislation. Make your voice heard by contacting Congress!

 AVMA Legislative Scorecard 113th Congress (PDF)

Want to know where your elected officials stand on the issues? Check out our legislative scorecard, which gives you a snapshot of your Member of Congress' support for AVMA legislative initiatives.

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