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SB 448: Veterinary Telehealth

GENERAL BILL by Brodeur

Veterinary Telehealth; Citing this act as the “Providing Equity in Telemedicine Services (PETS) Act”; defining the term “telemedicine”; authorizing veterinarians to practice telemedicine; requiring veterinarians using telemedicine to establish a veterinarian/client/patient relationship and meet certain professional standards; authorizing employees, agents, or contractors of animal control authorities to administer rabies vaccinations under certain circumstances; providing that a supervising veterinarian assumes responsibility for any person vaccinating animals at the supervising veterinarian’s discretion or under his or her supervision, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 10/21/2021 Senate - Referred to Regulated Industries; Agriculture; Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Agriculture (AG)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/12/2021 Senate • Filed
10/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Agriculture; Rules