VETERINARY PRACTICE OMNIBUS.

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 196 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 7, 2017
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE PRACTICE OF HORSESHOEING IS NOT THE PRACTICE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AND TO STUDY VETERINARY PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOUNDING.
Intro. by Wade, Rabon, B. Jackson.

Status: Ch. SL 2017-146 (Senate Action) (Jul 20 2017)
S 196/S.L. 2017-146

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 25 2017 - More information

    AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE PRACTICE OF HORSESHOEING IS NOT THE PRACTICE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AND TO STUDY VETERINARY PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOUNDING. Enacted July 20, 2017. Effective July 20, 2017.


  • Summary date: Mar 7 2017 - More information

    Amends GS 90-187.10, prohibiting engaging in the practice of veterinary medicine without obtaining a license from the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board, to clarify that the Article does not prohibit any farrier or person actively engaged in the activity or profession of shoeing hooved animals from doing so without obtaining a license to practice veterinary medicine so long as the person's actions are limited to the art of shoeing hooved animals or trimming, clipping, or maintaining hooves. 

    Directs the Veterinary Division (Division) of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to study the practice of veterinary pharmaceutical compounding (VPC). Details contents to be included in the study and directs the Division to consult with the North Carolina Pharmacy and the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board. Directs the Division to submit its report and recommendations no later than March 1, 2018, to the Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee, the Joint Legislative Committee on Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources, and the Environmental Review Commission.


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