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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 473
Georgia Veterinary Practice Act; revise and restate standards, licensure
Sponsored By
SC: AgricultureHC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to professions and businesses, so as to substantially revise and restate the law governing the practice of veterinary medicine and the licensure and regulation of veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary facilities; to provide a short title; to define terms; to provide for the scope of veterinary practice; to provide for the State Board of Veterinary Medicine and its powers and duties, membership, selection, compensation, and service; to provide for standards and requirements for licensing of veterinarians; to provide for regulation of veterinary practice; to provide for expiration and renewal of licenses; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/25/2002 - Senate Committed
Feb/19/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/18/2002 - Senate Hopper
2/25/02 Withdrawn from Higher Education and recommitted to Agriculture Committee