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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
Small-business summit marks legislative successes, goals
Posted on October 15, 2004 Health care costs, frivolous lawsuits key concerns The AVMA was among more than 300 small-business advocates who
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 to step up advocacy for national microchip standard
posted August 15, 2005 Despite recommendations from the Executive Board, House Advisory Committee, and Reference Committee 6 for
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…
COVID-19 unemployment insurance
Learn about unemployment benefits provided by emergency legislation passed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
COVID-19 business and economic impacts
Learn about the business and economic impacts of COVID-19 on veterinary practices, and find resources to help you business during the pandemic.
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…
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.
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…
The dangerous dog debate
Communities have been banning or strictly regulating pit bull-type dogs and other “dangerous” breeds for the past three decades.
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…
Veterinary mobility bill clears Senate
The AVMA praised the Senate for passing “commonsense legislation” that would allow veterinarians to legally transport controlled substances
Board chair embraces veterinary family ties
Dr. Rena Carlson, chair of the AVMA Board of Directors, has held leadership roles since early in her veterinary career. She spoke to JAVMA News about…
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
AVMA revises declawing policy
Policy discourages procedure but defers to veterinarians on each case
Renewed focus on race-day medications
Ssome in the industry are calling for an outright ban on race-day medication, and so is newly introduced federal legislation.
AVMA supports bills on horse trailers, research
The AVMA will push Congress to pass legislation that would forbid transporting horses across state lines in double-deck trailers.
Once more around the track
Racetrack-led coalition created to address horse racing deaths, safety concerns