Veterinarians; exemption from licensure, practice of veterinary medicine. (HB1058)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Practice of veterinary medicine. Provides that the exemption from the requirements for licensure for veterinarians employed by the United States or the Commonwealth shall not apply to veterinarians employed by the Commonwealth to teach veterinary medicine in a veterinary medicine program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association if such veterinarian engages in the practice of veterinary medicine or supervises individuals engaged in the practice of veterinary medicine as part of a veterinary medicine program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association and located in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100986D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB1058)
01/20/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/20/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/28/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Committee substitute printed 16104444D-H1
01/29/2016Read first time
02/01/2016Read second time
02/01/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104444D-H1
02/01/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1058H1
02/02/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/05/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB1058H1)
02/15/2016Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/18/2016Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Reading of amendments waived
02/22/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/22/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/22/2016Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Placed on Calendar
02/24/2016Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1058ER)
02/25/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB1058ER)
02/25/2016Signed by Speaker
02/26/2016Signed by President
02/29/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/29/16
02/29/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 7, 2016
03/07/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 306 (effective - see bill)
03/07/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0306)