House Bill 493

Actions
Last Action 02/14/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to veterinarian licensing and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1268
Sponsor M. Koch
Summary of Original Version Reorganize KRS Chapter 321, relating to veterinary licensing; create new sections of KRS Chapter 321 to set up rules for telehealth, records retention, and veterinary facilities; list license renewal procedures for veterinary technicians, animal euthanasia specialists, and veterinary facilities; require fingerprint-supported criminal records checks for licensing; amend various sections of KRS Chapter 321 to establish rules for occupations and facilities under the chapter, including licensing, license renewal, licensee discipline, authorized activities, and veterinarian-client-patient relationships; describe the legislative intent for KRS Chapter 321; require a veterinarian to attain a doctorate in veterinary medicine; authorize veterinary practice through special permits and mobile facilities; establish board membership, board procedures, and authority of the veterinary wellness committee; permit the board to expend funds from its revolving fund for designated purposes; repeal and reenact KRS 321.181, 321.190, and 321.235 to define and redefine terms, set practice conditions and exemptions, and establish board duties, privileges, and personal immunity from suit; amend KRS 321.990 to raise fines from a range of $10 to $500 to a range of $100 to $1,000; amend KRS 321.188 to conform; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Licensing - Veterinary practice, board regulation
Occupations and Professions - Veterinary practice, licensing and regulation
State Agencies - Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners, veterinary practice, licensing and regulation
Veterinarians - Licensing and regulation, veterinary board
Agriculture - Veterinary practice, licensing and regulation
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Veterinary practice, licensing and regulation
Appropriations - Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners, revolving fund
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners, veterinary practice, licensing and regulation
Background Checks - Veterinary practice, licensing and regulation

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02/14/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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