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The DC Code: § 3-512.01 Permitted practice without a license; exemption for services provided during emergency.

Index3 District of Columbia Boards and Commissions. (Refs & Annos)
If under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian, the following persons may engage in the practice of veterinary medicine without a license:
Students who are fulfilling requirements for a degree in veterinary medicine from a school of veterinary medicine approved by the Mayor; and
Graduates of a school of veterinary medicine approved by the Mayor whose first District of Columbia license application is pending.
A veterinarian licensed in Maryland or Virginia shall be permitted to practice veterinary medicine in the District for a period not to exceed 120 hours annually if the veterinarian:
Has practiced veterinary medicine for a minimum of 2 years; and
Is in good standing with his or her veterinarian boards.
This subchapter shall not prohibit the provision of veterinary services by an individual who is authorized to provide those services under Chapter 23C of Title 7 while an emergency declaration is in effect.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 18-184, in the section heading, inserted "; exemption for services provided during emergency"; and added subsec. (c). Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-281, see notes following § 3-510. For Law 18-184, see notes following § 3-411. DC CODE § 3-512.01 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 9, 1983, D.C. Law 4-171, § 13a, as added Dec. 5, 2008, D.C. Law 17- 281, § 101(b), 55 DCR 9186; July 1, 2010, D.C. Law 18-184, § 14(b), 57 DCR 3655.)