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Governor Hobbs signs telemedicine bill (Senate Bill 1053) -- NOT IN EFFECT YET :
On May 8, 2023, Governor Hobbs signed SB1053, which allows a VCPR to be established by electronic means in many circumstances and if certain requirements are met. This does not apply to animals used in commercial food production. This bill is NOT in effect; like most legislative bills, it will become effective 90 days after the end of the current legislative session. The effective date will be October 30, 2023.
ATTENTION POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS: New graduates who have not passed the NAVLE are NOT eligible for provisional licenses and may NOT provide services required of a veterinarian!
As of 5/5/21: Governor Ducey's Executive Order 2020-19: Telemedicine for Pets and Animals was rescinded.