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NYSVMS Legislative Agenda - 2019

  • 1.  NYSVMS Legislative Agenda - 2019

    Posted 01-14-2019 18:08
    Edited by Tim Atkinson 01-14-2019 18:25
    The 2019 Legislative Agenda is now available on our website.

    This year we have divided into into 5 key sections:

    • Strengthening a veterinarian's ability to treat patients in a timely manner
      • Compounded medications for office use
    • Protecting a veterinarian's license to practice veterinary medicine
      • Cat declaw
      • Bark softening
    • Protecting Veterinarians from liability
      • Animal guardianship
      • Reporting abuse
      • Disclosure requirements for dispensing
    • Investing in the profession of veterinary medicine
      • Reinstating funding at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
      • Preserving funding for research initiatives
    • Increasing savings to the cost of veterinary medicine
      • Exemption from sales tax for drugs and medical equipment

    Please take a moment to look at the full document, and let us know your thoughts.

    Tim Atkinson