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Veterinary Medical Board
April 18-20, 2011
3737 Main Street, Arlington Room #206
Riverside, California

Monday, April 18, 2011
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order - Roll Call

2. Review Veterinary Medical Board 2011 Strategic Plan

3. Review Disciplinary Guidelines


Tuesday, April 19, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

4. Call to Order - Roll Call

5. Review Disciplinary Guidelines

6. 10:30 a.m. - Oral Argument on Non-Adopted Proposed Decision In re IV 2010 30 [upon request]

7. Closed Session

A. In re IV 2010 30
B. Deliberations on Disciplinary Cases (Government Code section 11126(c)(3))


Wednesday, April 20, 2011
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

8. Call to Order - Roll Call

9. Approve January 25-26, 2011 Meeting Minutes

10. Executive Officer Report [2]

A. Board Program Reports

11. Registered Veterinary Technician Committee Report

A. Report on RVTC Sunset Issues

12. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Report

A. Report on March 16, 2011 Meeting
B. Review and Consider Proposed Changes to Minimum Standards Regulations and Hospital Inspection Checklist
C. Update on Physical Therapy for Animals Task Force

13. DCA Directors Report

14. Examination/Licensing Committee Report

A. North American Veterinary Medical Educational Consortium Discussion
B. Update on Transition of RVT Exam to Veterinary Technician National Exam
C. Review American Veterinary Medical Association’s Disaster Implementation Memorandum of Understanding
D. Discuss AVMA Accreditation - New Schools

15. Administrative Committee Report

A. Review Budget and Expenditure Projections for 2010/2011
B. American Association of Veterinary State Boards
i. Bylaws Change Request
ii.RACE Continuing Education Approval
D. Update on Animal Care Conference

16. Legislation/Regulations Committee Report

A. Discuss 2010/11 Legislation
i. BPC Section 4836.1 - Administration of Drugs
ii. Assembly Bill 610 - License Plate
iii. Senate Bill 697 - Veterinary Practice
iv. Assembly Bill 258 - Rabies Vaccination
v. Miscellaneous Bills to Eliminate Existing Regulations
B. Discuss Need for Regulations Relative to Senate Bill 1441 and Senate Bill 1111
C. Review Regulation Calendar
D. Discuss Pet Lovers License Plate
i. Proposed Regulations [2] [3]
ii. Proposed Extension
E. Consider Adoption of Disciplinary Guidelines as Proposed Regulations

17. Enforcement Committee Report

A. Shelter Medicine - Donated Drugs
B. Discuss Need for Legal Opinion on Veterinary Corporations

18. Agenda Items and Dates for Next Meetings

A. July 19-20, 2011 - TBD - Strategic Planning Retreat
B. October 18-19, 2011 - San Diego
C. January 24-25, 2012 - Sacramento

19. 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.