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49 Pa. Code § 31.32. Certification.

§ 31.32. Certification.

 (a)  As a prerequisite to original certification as a veterinary technician, an applicant shall submit the following documentation to the Board:

   (1)  A completed and signed application for veterinary technician certification.

   (2)  Evidence of satisfactory performance on the VTNE as determined by the Board.

   (3)  Evidence of satisfactory completion of a program at an approved school for the training and education of veterinary technicians.

   (4)  A letter of good standing from the licensure board of each state where the applicant has held a license as a veterinary technician, if any, reporting the outcome of disciplinary actions taken against the applicant in that state.

   (5)  Other relevant documents, as requested by the Board.

 (b)  The fee for application for certification is as specified in §  31.41 (relating to schedule of fees).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  31.32 issued under sections 506 and 812.1 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. § §  186 and 279.3a); sections 5 and 11 of the Veterinary Medicine Practice Act (63 P.S. § §  485.5 and 485.11); amended under sections 3(10)(viii), 5, 11 and 13 of the Veterinary Medicine Practice Act (63 P.S. § §  485.3(10)(viii), 485.5, 485.11 and 485.13).

Source

   The provisions of this §  31.32 adopted January 12, 1979, effective January 13, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 154; amended August 13, 1982, effective August 14, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 2688; amended January 20, 1989, effective January 21, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 237; amended December 22, 1995, effective December 23, 1995, 25 Pa.B. 5959; amended April 12, 2002, effective April 13, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 1861; amended December 17, 2004, effective December 18, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 6650; amended December 27, 2019, effective December 28, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 7586. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (308305) to (308306).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  31.33 (relating to applications); and 49 Pa. Code §  31.39 (relating to grounds for disciplinary proceedings).



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