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Aquatic: Legislation & Regulations
Webinar: Certificates of Veterinary Inspection for Imports into Canada New Canadian regulations require import permits and veterinary certificates to…
AVMA's Legislative Scoring System
AVMA prioritizes how it will address bills or regulations when they are posed in Congress.
Why Breed-specific Legislation Is not the Answer
Breed-specific legislation (BSL) targets specific breeds of dogs that are wrongly thought to all be dangerous – most frequently pit bull types –
AVMA opposes prescription mandate legislation
Veterinary prescription mandates are bad for veterinarians, and bad for our patients. This legislation interferes in the veterinarian-client-patient…
COVID-19 legislation and relief programs
Find information about the laws, relief programs, and regulations enacted to assist veterinary small business owners, veterinarians, and veterinary…
State Legislative Mid-Year Report 2015
This report looks at state legislation and regulatory actions from the first half of 2015 that impact veterinary medicine.
State Legislative Update August 2014
August AVMA state legisaltive and regulatory update.
State Legislative Update October 2014
October AVMA state legisaltive and regulatory update.
State Legislative Update November 2014
November AVMA State Legislative and regulatory update
State Legislative Update May 2015
State Legislative Update for May 2015
State Legislative Update - May 2014
Monthly legislative update - May 2014
State Legislative Update June 2015
State Legislative Update.
State VMA tool kit for legislative advocacy
compilation of resources designed to provide executive directors of VMAs with a quick, step-by-step guide on how to plan a legislative effort
State Legislative Update September 2014
September AVMA state legisaltive and regulatory update.
Tips for effective letter writing to state legislators and other officials
Writing to lawmakers is one way to influence state and local laws and policy. Here are tips to write more effective letters.
Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act
This legislation would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the distribution and labeling related to bioengineered foods.
Stay informed about AVMA advocacy
Stay up-to-date on legislation and regulations affecting veterinary medicine, and know how you can have an impact.
Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
This legislation amends the Toxic Substances Control Act.
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on pharmaceutical issues.
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine in appropriations issues.
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on food-related issues.
Conservation and Environmental Issues
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine related to environmental and conservation issues.
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on research-related issues.
COVID-19: New paid leave requirements
Learn about paid leave requirements manded under COVID-19 legislation.
Backyard Poultry: Know the Legalities Regarding Treatment Options
Even if a goose, chicken or other poultry is kept as a pet, it is classified and regulated as a food animal species by the FDA.