- 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.)