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Veterinary Medical Board
January 25 and 26, 2011
2005 Evergreen Street, Hearing Room
Sacramento, California

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
2:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order - Roll Call

2. Nomination and Election of New Officers

3. Closed Session

A. Review and Deliberate on Disciplinary Cases Pursuant to Government Code section 11126(c)(3)
B. Executive Officer’s Evaluation Pursuant to Government Code section 11126(a)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

4. Call to Order - Roll Call

5. Ceremonial Swearing In of New Board Members

6. Review and Consider Appointments to the Multidisciplinary Committee [upon request]

7. Approve October 19-20, 2010 Meeting Minutes

8. Executive Officer Report

A. Board Program Reports

9. Registered Veterinary Technician Committee Report

A. Report on November 16, 2010 and January 25, 2011 Meetings

10. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Report

A. Report on November 17, 2010 Meeting
B. Review and Consider Proposed Changes to Minimum Standards Regulations and Hospital Inspection Checklist

11. DCA Directors Report

A. Discuss DCA Director and Board/Committee Communication Session Agenda Items

12. Examination/Licensing Committee Report

A. North American Veterinary Medical Educational Consortium Discussions
B. Discuss Transition of RVT Exam to Veterinary Technician National Exam [2]

13. Administrative Committee Report - Linda Starr

A. Review Budget and Expenditure Projections for 2010/2011 [2]
B. American Association of Veterinary State Boards
i. Update on Recommended Bylaws Changes
ii. Nominations for Board of Directors
C. Discuss RVTC Sunset Issues
D. Update on Animal Care Conference

14. Legislation/Regulations Committee Report

A. Discuss 2009/2010 and 2010/11 Legislation
i. Assembly Bill 1980 (Hayashi)
ii. Unlicensed Activity
iii. Use of “DVM” as Designation for Licensure
B. Review Regulation Calendar
C. Discuss Expiration of BPC Section 4836.1 - Administration of Drugs
D. Discuss Pet Lovers License Plate and Proposed Regulations

15. Enforcement Committee Report

A. Shelter Medicine - Donated Drugs
B. Review and Consider Adoption of Disciplinary Guidelines

16. Agenda Items and Dates for Next Meetings

A. April 18-20, 2011 – Riverside – Combination Retreat and Board Meeting
B. July 19-20, 2011 – Sacramento
C. October 18-19, 2011 – San Diego

17. Comments from Public/Outside Agencies/Associations

Note: The board may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this public comment section that is not included on this agenda, except to decide to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting. (Government Code Sections 11125, 11125.7(a)).


Times stated are approximate and subject to change. This meeting will conform to the Open Meeting Act. Agenda discussions and report items are subject to action being taken on them during the meeting by the Board at its discretion. The Board provides the public the opportunity at meetings to address each agenda item during the Board’s discussion or consideration of the item. Total time allocated for public comment on particular issues may be limited.

The meeting locations are accessible to the physically disabled. Other disability-related accommodations or modifications can be provided upon request. Please make your request for disability-related accommodations by contacting Ethan Mathes at (916) 263-2610 or sending a written request to that person at the Board, 2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 2250, Sacramento, CA 95815. Providing at least five (5) business days notice prior to the meeting will help ensure availability of requested accommodations. Direct all other requests to Ethan Mathes at the same address or telephone number.