Veterinary medicine; traineeships. (HB848)

Introduced By

Del. Will Davis (R-Rocky Mount) with support from co-patrons Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper), Del. Tom Garrett (R-Louisa), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater), and Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Veterinary medicine; traineeships. Allows any veterinary medicine licensure applicant enrolled in a traineeship program to engage in the limited practice of veterinary medicine, as that term is defined by the Board of Veterinary Medicine, under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian. The bill directs the Board to adopt emergency regulations to implement the provisions of the bill. Read the Bill »


According to the fiscal impact statement, this legislation is estimated to have no fiscal impact.

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Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24102313D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB848)
01/23/2024Referred from General Laws
01/23/2024Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services
01/24/2024Assigned sub: Health Professions
02/01/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/06/2024Reported from Health and Human Services (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2024Read first time
02/09/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/12/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2024Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/20/2024Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Rereferred to Education and Health
02/21/2024Assigned Education and Health Sub: Health Professions
02/29/2024Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Read third time
03/04/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/08/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB848ER)
03/08/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB848ER)
03/08/2024Signed by Speaker
03/09/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/02/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 307 (effective 7/1/24)
04/02/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0307)

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