Bill Status of HB3283 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: VET MED-PRESCRIPTION CONSULT
Rep. Terra Costa Howard
| 4/23/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004. Provides that each time a veterinarian initially prescribes, dispenses, or furnishes a veterinary prescription drug to an animal patient in an outpatient setting, the veterinarian shall provide, in person or through electronic means, to the client responsible for the animal or his or her agent, a consultation that includes specified information. Provides that if requested by the client responsible for the animal or his or her agent, a veterinarian shall provide drug documentation, if available. Provides that a veterinarian may delegate to a certified veterinary technician or veterinary assistant the task of providing the consultation and drug documentation. Provides that it shall be noted in the medical record of the animal patient that the consultation is provided.