AVMA's Legislative Scoring System
AVMA prioritizes how it will address bills or regulations when they are posed in Congress.
State Legislative Update-January 2014
State Legislative Update January 2014
State Legislative Update-July 2014
monthly legislative update July 2014
State Legislative Update-April 2014
monthly state legislative update April 2014
Report summarizes year in state legislation
The AVMA Department of State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs recently released a report on several thousand bills and regulations that
State Legislative Update - March 2014
March 2014 state legislative update
State Legislative Update August 2014
August AVMA state legisaltive and regulatory update.
State Legislative End of Year Report 2014
Highlights of state legislation passed in 2014 affecting veterinarians and the veterinary profession.
State Legislative Mid-Year Report 2014
2014 mid-year legislative 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 - June 2014
monthly legislative update - June 2014
State Legislative Update - February 2014
State Legislative Update for February 2014
Task force to develop proposal for compounding legislation
A new AVMA task force will develop a proposal for federal legislation to address issues related to veterinary compounding
State Legislative Update - May 2014
Monthly legislative update - May 2014
Task Force on Veterinary Compounding Legislation
AVMA Task Force on Veterinary Compounding Legislation Description
State Legislative Update September 2014
September AVMA state legisaltive and regulatory update.
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.
Veterinary mobility bill clears Senate
The AVMA praised the Senate for passing “commonsense legislation” that would allow veterinarians to legally transport controlled substances
Quietly assisting the state VMAs with many issues is the AVMA State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Department within the AVMA
Uniform horse-racing rules gaining momentum
Proposed uniform national horse-racing reforms by the RMTC involve medication regulation and enforcement, including laboratory testing.
March 2014 - AVMA Advocate
VMMA advances in the House; Alternative soring bill is introduced
Animal welfare advocacy and policy
AVMA policy facilitates direct support for good animal welfare. The association also advocates for responsible laws that help ensure animals' good…
Small Business Laws
As small business owners, veterinarians are impacted by a variety of federal and state laws. What are those laws, and what is AVMA doing to help?
Finding a way forward with nonprofit service providers
Representatives of the groups spoke about these efforts during the 2014 AVMA Public Policy Symposium, Sept. 5-6 in Rosemont, Illinois.