Department of Agriculture



ARSD 20:57:02 - Licensure Requirements ARSD 20:57:03 - Veterinary Technicians

Amend ARSD 20:57:02– Licensure Requirements. The effect of the proposed rule would be to update application and assessment requirements for veterinarians seeking licensure in SD, to update current language of reference materials and names of national veterinary assessments and scores, and to eliminate the option of licensure by endorsement of another state’s veterinary licensing authority. The reason for the proposed rule is to reduce the regulatory burden to qualified individuals seeking licensure to practice veterinary medicine in South Dakota. 2. Amend ARSD 20:57:03 – Veterinary Technicians. The effect of the proposed rule would be to update application requirements for persons seeking registration as a veterinary technician. The reason for the proposed rule is to reduce the regulatory burden to qualified individuals seeking registration as a veterinary technician, and to update and clarify specific veterinary technician national assessments and minimum passing scores required for registration.

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Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:
12/22/2018
12/21/2018


Agency Contact: Jodi Bechard mail to: SDDAAdminRules@state.sd.us