Regulatory Projects – COMPLETED

These regulatory projects have been proposed and approved by the Board to begin the rulemaking process. The status of each project in the rulemaking process is recorded in this section. Inquiries related to these rulemaking projects should be directed to Mr. Jared Granier, Executive Director of the Board, at director@lsbvm.org. The rulemaking review process from Notice of Intent to a promulgated Final Rule can take 6 to 12 months [R.S. 49:968(H)(1)]. The APA Guide (click here to view) gives the list of various actions and steps that must be completed through the review process.

 

CURRENT Rulemaking Activity     |     COMPLETED Rulemaking Activity
COMPLETED Rulemaking Activity

2024-06b  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.Chapter 13 Zoo Personnel (Re-promulgation)
2024-06a  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.Chapter 9 
– Peer Assistance Program for Impaired Veterinarians (Re-promulgation)
2024-02b  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.Chapter 10
– Rules of Professional Conduct (Re-promulgation)
2023-10  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.103
– Meetings of Boards via Electronic Means
2023-01  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.301.801.1201
– Repeal of Letters of Reference Requirement for Applications
2022-03  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.100.105
– Petition for Rule Modification
2022-02  ~ 
LAC 46LXXXV.1101-1123.1031.307.700.702.714 – Preceptorship Requirement for DVM Licensure
2022-01  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.303.803
– NAVLE Waiver, VTNE Waiver, & RVT State Jurisprudence Requirement

 


 

2024-06b  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.Chapter 13 – Zoo Personnel (Re-promulgation)

  • 06-06-2024    In accordance with the APA, R.S. 49:950 et seq. and the 2022 LA Administrative Code Review, Board conducted a comprehensive review of Chapter 13 and intends to notify public with re-promulgation of all sections listed in Rule published below. The historical notes shall be updated to reflect this Chapter 13 rule review. [Meeting Minutes – 06-06-24; not available until ratification at Aug. ’24 meeting]
  • 06-20-2024     Final Rule to be re-promulgated in 2024 Louisiana Register, Volume 50, June edition.

 

2024-06a  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.Chapter 9 – Peer Assistance Program for Impaired Veterinarians (Re-promulgation)

  • 06-06-2024    In accordance with the APA, R.S. 49:950 et seq. and the 2022 LA Administrative Code Review, Board conducted a comprehensive review of Chapter 9 and intends to notify public with re-promulgation of all sections listed in Rule published below. The historical notes shall be updated to reflect this Chapter 9 rule review. [Meeting Minutes – 06-06-24; not available until ratification at Aug. ’24 meeting]
  • 06-20-2024     Final Rule to be re-promulgated in 2024 Louisiana Register, Volume 50, June edition.

 

2024-02b  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.Chapter 10 – Rules of Professional Conduct (Re-promulgation)

  • 02-01-2024    In accordance with the APA, R.S. 49:950 et seq. and the 2022 LA Administrative Code Review, Board conducted a comprehensive review of Chapter 10 and intends to notify public with re-promulgation of all sections listed in Rule published below. The historical notes shall be updated to reflect this Chapter 10 rule review. [Meeting Minutes – 02-01-24]
  • 05-20-2024     Final Rule re-promulgated in 2024 Louisiana Register, Volume 50, May edition.

 

2023-10  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.103 – Meetings of Boards via Electronic Means

  • 10-05-2023     Board was presented with rule amendment in compliance with Act No. 393. [Meeting Minutes – 10-05-23]
  • 10-30-2023     Notice of Intent and Fiscal & Economic Impact Statements submitted to Legislative Fiscal Office for review.
  • 01-09-2024     Legislative Fiscal Office approved fiscal and economic impact statement.
  • 01-10-2024     First Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 01-10-2024     Notice of Intent submitted for publication in 2024 Louisiana Register, Volume 50, January edition.
  • 01-20-2024     Notice of Intent published in 2024 Louisiana Register, Volume 50, January edition.
  • 01-21-2024     Period starts for submission of written public comment related to this rule proposal.
  • 02-09-2024     Deadline for submission of written comments to Board.*See instructions for submitting comments in Notice of Intent. Written comments will only be accepted from 1/21 to 2/09.
  • 02-29-2024    NO PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED — As there were no requests for a public hearing in accordance with §953.A(2)(b)(i), the Board did not hold a public hearing. * In accordance with §953.A(2)(b)(i), the Public Hearing for oral presentation or argument will be granted if requested within twenty days (by February 9th, 2024) after publication of the rule by twenty-five persons, by a governmental subdivision or agency, by an association having not less than twenty-five members, or by a committee of either house of the legislature to which the proposed rule change has been referred under the provisions of R.S. 49:968. 
  • 02-21-2024     Summary Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 05-20-2024     Final Rule to be published in 2024 Louisiana Register, Volume 50, May edition – effective 05/20/24.

 

2023-01  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.301.801.1201 – Repeal of Letters of Reference Requirement for Applications

  • 02-02-2023     Board voted to approve promulgation of rule amendments in compliance with LA R.S. 49:956. [Meeting Minutes – 02-02-23]
  • 02-08-2023     Notice of Intent and Fiscal & Economic Impact Statements submitted to Legislative Fiscal Office for review.
  • 02-28-2023     Legislative Fiscal Office approved fiscal and economic impact statement.
  • 05-12-2023     Occupational Licensing Review Commission (OLRC) approved continuation of promulgation process.
  • 05-16-2023     First Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 05-16-2023     Notice of Intent submitted for publication in 2023 Louisiana Register, Volume 49, June edition.
  • 06-20-2023     Notice of Intent published in 2023 Louisiana Register, Volume 49, June edition.
  • 06-21-2023     Period starts for submission of written public comment related to this rule proposal.
  • 07-11-2023     Deadline for submission of written comments to Board.*See instructions for submitting comments in Notice of Intent. Written comments will only be accepted from 6/21 to 7/11.
  • XX-XX-XXX     NO PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED — * As there were no requests for a public hearing in accordance with §953.A(2)(b)(i), the Board will NOT hold a public hearing and will move forward with the rulemaking process.
  • 07-12-2023     Summary Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 10-26-2023     Final Rule to be reviewed by OLRC at its October 26, 2023 meeting.
  • 10-26-2023     OLRC approved Final Rule for continuation of promulgation process. [Meeting Minutes – 10-26-23]
  • 12-20-2023     Final Rule published in 2023 Louisiana Register, Volume 49, December edition – effective 07/01/24.

 

2022-03  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.100.105 – Petition for Rule Modification

  • 12-01-2022     Board voted to approve promulgation of rule amendments in compliance with LA R.S. 49:956. [Meeting Minutes – 12-01-22]
  • 12-16-2022     Notice of Intent and Fiscal & Economic Impact Statements submitted to Legislative Fiscal Office for review.
  • 01-05-2023     Legislative Fiscal Office approved fiscal and economic impact statement.
  • 01-19-2023     Notice of Intent scheduled for review by Occupational Licensing Review Commission (OLRC).
  • 01-19-2023     OLRC approved continuation of promulgation process. [Meeting Minutes – 01-19-23]
  • 01-20-2023     First Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 02-20-2023     Notice of Intent published in 2023 Louisiana Register, Volume 49, February edition.
  • 03-13-2023     Deadline for submission of written comments to Board.*See instructions for submitting comments in Notice of Intent. Written comments are only accepted from 2/21 to 3/13.
  • xx-xxx-xxxx     Public Hearing Will NOT Be Held — As there were no formal requests for a public hearing, pursuant to §953.A(2)(b)(i) there will be NO public hearing scheduled for oral presentation or argument regarding this proposed Notice of Intent.  * In accordance with §953.A(2)(b)(i), the Public Hearing for oral presentation or argument will be granted if requested within twenty days (by March 13th, 2023) after publication of the rule by twenty-five persons, by a governmental subdivision or agency, by an association having not less than twenty-five members, or by a committee of either house of the legislature to which the proposed rule change has been referred under the provisions of R.S. 49:968. The Public Hearing will not be held if these conditions are not met. Notification will be made on this page and via email after March 13th if the public hearing is to be held.
  • 03-16-2023     Summary Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 05-12-2023     Final Rule to be reviewed by OLRC at its May 12, 2023 meeting.
  • 05-12-2023     OLRC approved Final Rule for continuation of promulgation process. [Meeting Minutes – 05-12-23]
  • 08-20-2023     Final Rule to be published in 2023 Louisiana Register, Volume 49, August edition – effective 08/20/23.

 

2022-02  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.1101-1123.1031.307.700.702.714 – Preceptorship Requirement for DVM Licensure

  • 08-04-2022     Board voted to discontinue preceptorship program as a requirement for DVM licensure. [Meeting Minutes – 08-04-22]
  • 11-03-2022     Notice of Intent submitted to Occupational Licensing Review Commission (OLRC).
  • 11-03-2022     OLRC approved continuation of promulgation process. [Meeting Minutes – 11-03-22]
  • 11-04-2022     Notice of Intent and Fiscal & Economic Impact Statements submitted to Legislative Fiscal Office for review.
  • 12-08-2022     Legislative Fiscal Office approved fiscal and economic impact statement.
  • 12-08-2022     First Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 12-20-2022     Notice of Intent scheduled for publication in 2022 Louisiana Register, Volume 48, December edition.
  • 01-09-2023     Deadline for submission of written comments to Board.*See instructions for submitting comments in Notice of Intent. Written comments are only accepted from Dec. 20th to Jan. 9th.
  • xx-xxx-xxxx     No Public Hearing scheduled — As there were no formal requests for a public hearing, pursuant to §953.A(2)(b)(i) there will be NO public hearing scheduled for oral presentation or argument regarding this proposed Notice of Intent.  * In accordance with §953.A(2)(b)(i), the Public Hearing for oral presentation or argument will be granted if requested within twenty days (by January 9th, 2023) after publication of the rule by twenty-five persons, by a governmental subdivision or agency, by an association having not less than twenty-five members, or by a committee of either house of the legislature to which the proposed rule change has been referred under the provisions of R.S. 49:968. The Public Hearing will not be held if these conditions are not met. Notification will be made on this page and via email after January 9th if the public hearing is to be held.
  • 02-13-2023     Summary Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 03-15-2023     Final Rule approved by Occupational Licensing Review Commission (OLRC). [Meeting Minutes – 03-15-23]
  • 04-20-2023     Final Rule published in 2023 Louisiana Register, Volume 49, April edition – effective 04/20/23.

 

2022-01  ~  LAC 46LXXXV.303.803 – NAVLE Waiver, VTNE Waiver, & RVT State Jurisprudence Requirement

  • 02-03-2022     Board approved proposed rule amendment for promulgation. [Meeting Minutes – 02-03-22]
  • 02-23-2022     Notice of Intent submitted to Occupational Licensing Review Commission (OLRC).
  • 03-10-2022     OLRC approved continuation of promulgation process. [Meeting Minutes – 03-10-22]
  • 04-08-2022     Legislative Fiscal Office approved fiscal and economic impact statement.
  • 04-08-2022     First Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 04-20-2022     Notice of Intent scheduled for publication in 2022 Louisiana Register, Volume 48, April edition.
  • 05-10-2022     Deadline for submission of written comments to Board.*See instructions for submitting comments in Notice of Intent. Written comments received after May 10th will not be accepted.
  • 05-26-2022     Public Hearing scheduled for May 26, 2022 at 9:30am.
  • 06-02-2022     Public Hearing minutes ratified by Board at June 2nd meeting.
  • 06-09-2020     Having evaluated the comments and testimony from the public hearing, the Board voted to make changes to the proposed rule. The changes to the proposed rule will be published in the 2022 Louisiana Register, Volume 48, June Edition.
  • 06-20-2022     Potpourri Notice scheduled for publication in 2022 Louisiana Register, Volume 48, June edition.
  • 07-08-2022     Deadline for submission of written comments to Board.*See instructions for submitting comments in Potpourri Notice. Comments submitted to the Board should focus on specific rule changes proposed in this rulemaking project.
  • 07-14-2022     Second Public Hearing scheduled for July 14, 2022 at 9:30am.
  • 08-25-2022     OLRC approved continuation of the promulgation process for the Final Rule. [Meeting Minutes – 08-25-22]
  • 09-01-2022     Summary Report submitted to Senate and House Legislative Oversight Committees on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development.
  • 10-08-2022     Submitted Insertion Order for Final Rule to the Louisiana Register.
  • 10-20-2022     Final Rule published in 2022 Louisiana Register, Volume 48, October edition – effective 10/20/22.