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§ 2401. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Animal" means any animal other than man and includes fowl, birds, fish and reptiles.

(2) "Board" means the Vermont board of veterinary medicine created under this chapter.

(3) "E.C.F.V.G." means American Veterinary Medical Association Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates.

(4) "Licensed veterinarian" means a person who is validly and currently licensed by the board to practice veterinary medicine in Vermont.

(5) "Practice of veterinary medicine" means:

(A) For a consideration, to diagnose, treat, correct, change, relieve or prevent animal disease, deformity, defect, injury or other physical or mental conditions; including the prescription or administration of any drugs, biologic, apparatus, application, anesthetic or other therapeutic or diagnostic substance or technique and the use of any manual or mechanical procedure for testing for pregnancy or for correcting sterility, or infertility, or to render advice or recommendation with regard to any of the above;

(B) To represent, directly or indirectly, publicly or privately, an ability and willingness to do any act described in subdivision (5)(A) of this section;

(C) To use any title, words, abbreviation or letters in a manner or under circumstances which induce the belief that the person using them is qualified to do any act described in subdivision (5)(A) of this section, except where such a person is a veterinarian.

(6) "School of veterinary medicine" means a college of veterinary medicine approved or accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

(7) "Disciplinary action" or "disciplinary cases" includes any action taken by a board against a licensee or applicant premised upon a finding of wrongdoing or unprofessional conduct by the licensee or applicant. It includes all sanctions of any kind, including obtaining injunctions, issuing warnings and other similar sanctions and ordering restitution.

(8) "Financial interest" means being:

(A) a licensed veterinarian;

(B) a person who deals in goods and services which are uniquely related to the practice of veterinary medicine; or

(C) a person who has invested anything of value in a business which provides veterinary services. (Added 1981, No. 67, § 1; amended 2007, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 22.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Vermont > Title-26 > Chapter-44 > 2401

§ 2401. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Animal" means any animal other than man and includes fowl, birds, fish and reptiles.

(2) "Board" means the Vermont board of veterinary medicine created under this chapter.

(3) "E.C.F.V.G." means American Veterinary Medical Association Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates.

(4) "Licensed veterinarian" means a person who is validly and currently licensed by the board to practice veterinary medicine in Vermont.

(5) "Practice of veterinary medicine" means:

(A) For a consideration, to diagnose, treat, correct, change, relieve or prevent animal disease, deformity, defect, injury or other physical or mental conditions; including the prescription or administration of any drugs, biologic, apparatus, application, anesthetic or other therapeutic or diagnostic substance or technique and the use of any manual or mechanical procedure for testing for pregnancy or for correcting sterility, or infertility, or to render advice or recommendation with regard to any of the above;

(B) To represent, directly or indirectly, publicly or privately, an ability and willingness to do any act described in subdivision (5)(A) of this section;

(C) To use any title, words, abbreviation or letters in a manner or under circumstances which induce the belief that the person using them is qualified to do any act described in subdivision (5)(A) of this section, except where such a person is a veterinarian.

(6) "School of veterinary medicine" means a college of veterinary medicine approved or accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

(7) "Disciplinary action" or "disciplinary cases" includes any action taken by a board against a licensee or applicant premised upon a finding of wrongdoing or unprofessional conduct by the licensee or applicant. It includes all sanctions of any kind, including obtaining injunctions, issuing warnings and other similar sanctions and ordering restitution.

(8) "Financial interest" means being:

(A) a licensed veterinarian;

(B) a person who deals in goods and services which are uniquely related to the practice of veterinary medicine; or

(C) a person who has invested anything of value in a business which provides veterinary services. (Added 1981, No. 67, § 1; amended 2007, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 22.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Vermont > Title-26 > Chapter-44 > 2401

§ 2401. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Animal" means any animal other than man and includes fowl, birds, fish and reptiles.

(2) "Board" means the Vermont board of veterinary medicine created under this chapter.

(3) "E.C.F.V.G." means American Veterinary Medical Association Education Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates.

(4) "Licensed veterinarian" means a person who is validly and currently licensed by the board to practice veterinary medicine in Vermont.

(5) "Practice of veterinary medicine" means:

(A) For a consideration, to diagnose, treat, correct, change, relieve or prevent animal disease, deformity, defect, injury or other physical or mental conditions; including the prescription or administration of any drugs, biologic, apparatus, application, anesthetic or other therapeutic or diagnostic substance or technique and the use of any manual or mechanical procedure for testing for pregnancy or for correcting sterility, or infertility, or to render advice or recommendation with regard to any of the above;

(B) To represent, directly or indirectly, publicly or privately, an ability and willingness to do any act described in subdivision (5)(A) of this section;

(C) To use any title, words, abbreviation or letters in a manner or under circumstances which induce the belief that the person using them is qualified to do any act described in subdivision (5)(A) of this section, except where such a person is a veterinarian.

(6) "School of veterinary medicine" means a college of veterinary medicine approved or accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

(7) "Disciplinary action" or "disciplinary cases" includes any action taken by a board against a licensee or applicant premised upon a finding of wrongdoing or unprofessional conduct by the licensee or applicant. It includes all sanctions of any kind, including obtaining injunctions, issuing warnings and other similar sanctions and ordering restitution.

(8) "Financial interest" means being:

(A) a licensed veterinarian;

(B) a person who deals in goods and services which are uniquely related to the practice of veterinary medicine; or

(C) a person who has invested anything of value in a business which provides veterinary services. (Added 1981, No. 67, § 1; amended 2007, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 22.)

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