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COVID-19: Federal student loans and higher education
Here’s what veterinary borrowers should know in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
AVMA request: Commenting deadline for compounding
Scientific, news, business, and other resources for veterinarians, including news, online discussions, veterinary events and CE, legislative tracking,…
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…
Advocating for small business
The AVMA supports a business environment that allows veterinarians to thrive in rewarding and financially sustainable careers. We advocate for…
Cannabis, Cannabis-Derived, and Cannabis-Related Products: Regulatory Status FAQ
Frequently asked questions about the regulatory status of cannabis, cannabis-derived, and cannabis-related products in veterinary medicine
Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
This legislation amends the Toxic Substances Control Act.
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.
AVMA's Legislative Scoring System
AVMA prioritizes how it will address bills or regulations when they are posed in Congress.
Hydraulic fracturing chemicals and mixtures
AVMA comments on FR Docket EPA-HQ-OPPT-2011-1019
Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act: FAQs for Veterinarians
Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act ensures veterinarians can carry controlled substances outside their workplaces, to provide complete care for their…
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.
March 2014 - AVMA Advocate
VMMA advances in the House; Alternative soring bill is introduced
Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act is now law
President Obama signed the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, making it legal for veterinarians to have access to travel with and use controlled…
The AVMA Advocate - September 2013
Table of contents for the September 2013 issue of The AVMA Advocate newsletter: updates on congressional action affecting veterinarians and veterinary…
Swine Brucellosis and Pseudorabies Proposed Action Plan
Feral swine pose SB and PRV disease risks to US commercial and transitional production swine herds, and current programs don’t adequately address…
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on food-related issues.
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on pharmaceutical issues.
Animal Health and Welfare Issues
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine related to animal health, welfare and human-animal bond issues.
AVMA legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine in appropriations 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.
Small Business Issues
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on small business issues before the U.S. Congress.
Student debt advocacy
Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on issues dealing with veterinary schools and veterinary education.
Issuing Health Certificates for Export of Live Finfish, Crustaceans, Mollusks, and Their Products
Formal title: Docket Number [04-101-1] Notice of Request for Approval of an Information Collection (12/3/04) Summary: Three federal agencies are…