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Legislation At A Glance
The AVMA supports passage of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510). In addition to giving the Health and Human
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 –
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
State Legislative Update February 2015
State Legislative Update for February 2015
State Legislative Update September 2015
State Legislative Update for September 2015
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
State Legislative End of Year Report 2014
Highlights of state legislation passed in 2014 affecting veterinarians and the veterinary profession.
State Legislative Update July/August 2015
State Legislative Update for July/August 2015
Upcoming legislative activity to center on education
With 88 percent of veterinary students borrowing from federal student loan programs, according to the 2016 AVMA & AAVMC Report on
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
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…
AVMA request: Commenting deadline for compounding
View AVMA's letter asking FDA to clarify its proposed rules on drug compounding and allow more time for public comment.
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
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.
Veterinary lawmakers a rare breed
The personal and professional lives of veterinarians are affected by legislation and regulation every day, from when they write a prescription to when…
The veterinary profession's role in addressing the opioid epidemic
AVMA strongly recommends that veterinarians, legislators, state veterinary medical boards, and state pharmacy boards work together to create practical…
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
Once more around the track
Racetrack-led coalition created to address horse racing deaths, safety concerns
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…
The dangerous dog debate
Communities have been banning or strictly regulating pit bull-type dogs and other “dangerous” breeds for the past three decades.
Veterinary mobility bill clears Senate
The AVMA praised the Senate for passing “commonsense legislation” that would allow veterinarians to legally transport controlled substances
FDA given more authority over recalls, records, imports
posted February 1, 2011 A law passed in early January gives federal regulators more authority over food production, including the ability to force…
Quietly assisting the state VMAs with many issues is the AVMA State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Department within the AVMA
Approved animal drugs to increase under new law
President Bush signed into law Aug. 2 legislation that will increase the number of approved animal drugs
What's in a name?
Two years ago, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America formed the Veterinary Nurse Initiative coalition.