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SB 1600: Medical Treatment of Animals

GENERAL BILL by Ingoglia

Medical Treatment of Animals; Citing this act as the “Providing Equity in Telemedicine Services (PETS) Act”; authorizing veterinarians to practice veterinary telemedicine; providing licensure requirements to practice veterinary telemedicine; authorizing a veterinarian practicing telemedicine to order, prescribe, or make available specified medicinal drugs; providing that a supervising veterinarian assumes responsibility for any person working under the veterinarian’s supervision or at his or her direction, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Agriculture
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Regulated Industries (RI)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/3/2023 Senate • Filed
    3/9/2023 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Regulated Industries; Rules
    3/14/2023 Senate • Introduced
    5/5/2023 Senate • Died in Agriculture

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  • SB 1600, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/3/2023 at 1:13 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1117 Medical Treatment of Animals Buchanan Identical Last Action: 5/5/2023 S Died in Rules
    S 554 Medical Treatment of Animals Gruters Similar Last Action: 5/5/2023 S Died in Agriculture

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    474.202 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    474.2021 Page 2 (pdf)
    474.203 Exemptions. Page 4 (pdf)
    474.214 Disciplinary proceedings. Page 5 (pdf)
    474.2165 Ownership and control of veterinary medical patient records; report or copies of records to be furnished. Page 6 (pdf)
    828.30 Rabies vaccination of dogs, cats, and ferrets. Page 6 (pdf)

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