A regulator and source of aid, born in civil war
The Department of Agriculture has grown from a collector and distributor of farming information during the 1860s to, today, a
Legislative and Regulatory New-December 2012
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - December 2012 Federal Now that the election season is over, Congress has turned…
AVMA releases report on state legislation
The AVMA State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Department recently released a year-end report on more than 1,400 bills that
AVMA continues support for MUMS, other legislative priorities
The AVMA has directed the Governmental Relations Division in Washington, D.C., to continue pressing for passage of several bills pending in Congress
Senators emphasize importance of veterinarians participating in legislative process
Senator Wayne Allard of Colorado addressed the AVMA PAC at its annual luncheon
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - February 2012
Federal The AVMA Governmental Relations Division (GRD) has begun 2012 by identifying funding priorities for the upcoming fiscal year (which will…
AVMA Welfare Focus Newsletter - Legislative and Regulatory News - August 2011
Federal In the midst of Congress' budget and debt ceiling debate, a string of animal welfare-related bills have also made it to the floor. As…
AVMA sets its legislative agenda for 108th Congress
Bills address animal drugs, economics of the profession, and health insurance
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Reporting Rule (October 2011)
Formal title: Docket Number [EPA-HQ-OW-2011-0188] National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation…
State and local pharmacy and vaccination issues
Pharmacy and drug topics are a common subject of state legislation and regulation. Find resources to inform discussion about these important topics.
AVMA GRD, PAC, and you: A winning combination in Washington
The AVMA has prioritized five major legislative issues for the 108th Congress.
September 2011 National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Body (NCBTMB) Certified Massage Therapist Source Notes Required…
Why should I volunteer?
Benefits of volunteering with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents
Composition. The Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents shall consist of twelve voting members of the Association representing the following areas…
AVMA weighs in on antimicrobial use in food animals-again
In the interest of promoting science-based decisions, the Executive Board approved a position statement on the approval and
September 2011 Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Source Notes Required level of general education …
The AVMA is taking heat for supporting federal mandates on U.S. egg producers that would entail switching to environmentally enriched
AVMA policy from start to finish
How are policies developed at the AVMA? Who's involved in the process? Read about the pathways for AVMA policy-making, and view our flowchart.
Aquatic Animal Disease, Inspection, Certification and Veterinary Medicine
Farmed aquatic animals (aquatic livestock or aquaculture) is now a $1 billion industry in the U.S. and affects the agriculture economy of every state.…
Lawmakers seek to curb antimicrobial use in livestock
Some federal lawmakers are calling for an end to what they say is the animal agriculture industry's overuse of antimicrobials
The IAHAIO Tokyo Declaration
Given the scientific and medical evidence proving the beneficial effects to human health and well being arising from interactions with companion…
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…
Chiropractics – College of Chiropractic
September 2011 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) Chiropractor Source Notes Required level of general education 90 semester hours (the equivalent of…
Association Health Plan bill gains momentum
If passed, bill would expand health insurance options for veterinarians
Congress considers US egg production standards
United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States want Congress to approve new standards for U.S. egg producers.