Legislation and Regulations in Laboratory Animal Welfare
An overview of animal welfare legislation and regulation for laboratory animals, as well as actions the AVMA is taking to improve it.
Swaying voters, influencing legislation
AVMA State Public Policy Symposium addresses legislative, court, public opinion battles posted December 18, 2009 Ralph Johnson,…
Drugs, regulation in horse racing discussed on Capitol Hill
Once again, Congress is eyeing implementing reforms in North American horse racing, but, this time, it’s looking to an outside
Groups want national henhousing law
An agreement between the Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers will lead the groups to lobby for a federal law that
Uniform horse-racing rules gaining momentum
Proposed uniform national horse-racing reforms by the RMTC involve medication regulation and enforcement, including laboratory testing.
50 years later, animal welfare act is a work in progress
The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in 1966, originally to protect laboratory animals while also regulating animal dealers and the
Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
AVMA determining scope of improper practice
When Illinois' veterinary practice act was opened in 2010, the Illinois State VMA hoped legislators would address problems with