2019 summer HOD proceedings

​Proceedings of the 156th annual session of the AVMA House of Delegates
August 1-2, 2019
Marriott Marquis Washington DC
Washington D.C.

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Items are posted as PDF unless otherwise indicated.

Message from the president​​
Message from the president-elect​
Minutes of the House of Delegates​ (HOD) 2019 regular annual session​

Order of bu​siness—2019 regular annual session
Manual of the HOD​ (winter 2019)
2019 House of​ Delegates and advisory panel​​
New HOD members
Members whose terms expire—Close of 2019 regular annual session​
2019 HOD reference committee membership
2019 Board of Directors and staff attending reference committees
2019 council and House Advisory Committee nominees

(Resolutions and bylaws amendments are numbered consecutively beginning with the winter meeting)

Reference Committee #1
Report of the vice president​
Report on the status of allied groups in the House of Delegates
Proposed bylaw amendment 10​ – Council on Research
Proposed bylaw amendment 11​ – Board of Directors – qualifications
Resolution 9 – Election process of AVMA officers

Reference Committee #2 – Public Matters
Resolution 6 – Sexual harassment awareness

Reference Committee #3 – Education and Research
Report of the Council on Education
Report of the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities​
Resolution 8 – Revised policy on veterinary dentistry

Reference Committee #4 – Finance and Economics
Report of the independent auditors
Report of the treasurer
Report of the American Veterinary Medical Foundation
Resolution 7 – Revised policy on pet health insurance

Reference Committee #5 – Legislative and Governmental Matters
Resolution 5​ – Revised joint AABP-AVMA policy on judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in cattle

Reference Committee #6 – Member Services
Report of AVMA Trust​
Resolution​ 4​ – Revised policy on judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials

Reference Committee #7 – Scientific Activities
Resolution 3 – Model veterinary practice act​​