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The DC Code: § 3-501 Purposes.

Index3 District of Columbia Boards and Commissions. (Refs & Annos)

The purposes of this subchapter are to regulate the practice of veterinary medicine in the District of Columbia, to protect the public from the practice of veterinary medicine by unqualified persons, and to protect the public from unprofessional conduct by persons licensed to practice veterinary medicine.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-2721. Legislative History of Laws Law 4-171, the "Veterinary Practice Act of 1982," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 4-232, which was referred to the Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on September 21, 1982, and October 19, 1982, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 19, 1982, it was assigned Act No. 4-249 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority pursuant to Law 4-171, see Mayor's Order 86-117, July 21, 1986. Delegation of authority pursuant to Law 4-171, Mayor's Order 86-117 rescinded, see Mayor's Order 88-112, May 9, 1988. Delegation of authority pursuant to D.C. Law 4-171, the "Veterinary Practice Act of 1982", see Mayor's Order 2007-60, February 28, 2007 (54 DCR 2437). DC CODE § 3-501 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 9, 1983, D.C. Law 4-171, § 2, 29 DCR 5297.)