§ 321.175 Purpose of chapter
§ 321.181 Definitions for chapter
§ 321.185 Veterinarian-client-patient relationship
§ 321.188 Reporting of animal abuse
§ 321.190 License required to practice veterinary medicine
§ 321.193 Veterinarian’s license — Requirements
§ 321.200 Exemptions from application of chapter
§ 321.201 Special permits — Duration
§ 321.205 Mobile facilities — Authorized incidental activities
§ 321.207 Certification of animal control agencies and animal euthanasia specialists
§ 321.211 Renewal of license — Fees — Expiration and termination of license — Reinstatement — Continuing education — Retired or inactive licensure status
§ 321.221 Licensure by endorsement for veterinarians licensed in other jurisdictions
§ 321.230 Board of Veterinary Examiners — Membership — Qualifications — Appointment — Terms — Vacancies — Compensation
§ 321.235 Powers and duties of board — Personal immunity
§ 321.237 Veterinary wellness committee
§ 321.240 Board officers — Meetings — Notice of examinations — Seal — Administrative regulations
§ 321.320 Revolving fund for administration
§ 321.351 Disciplinary action — Offenses subject to disciplinary action — Private admonishment
§ 321.353 Emergency order for immediate, temporary suspension of license when disciplinary action, investigation, or initiating complaint is pending if the order is necessary to protect the public
§ 321.360 Hearings by board — Appeal
§ 321.441 Veterinary technician’s license — Qualifications — Scope of practice — Annual fee — Exception
§ 321.443 Veterinary assistants
§ 321.990 Penalty for violation of KRS 321.190

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 321 - Veterinarians

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Animal: means any animal, except human beings. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Board: means the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Certified animal control agency: means a county or municipal animal shelter or animal control agency. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Certified animal euthanasia specialist: means a person employed by a certified animal control agency who is authorized by the board, under KRS 321. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Committee substitute: Short for committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  • Compensation: includes any gift, bonus, fee, money, credit, or other thing of value. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Direct supervision: means the veterinarian is on the premises, and is quickly and easily available, and the animal has been examined by a veterinarian at the times acceptable veterinary medical practice requires, consistent with the particular delegated animal health care tasks. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Embryo transfer: means to remove any embryo from any animal for the purpose of transplanting the embryo into another female animal or for the purpose of cryopreserving the embryo, or to implant the embryo into any animal, including food and companion animals. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Emergency: means the animal has been placed in a life threatening condition and immediate treatment is necessary to sustain life. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Indirect supervision: means the veterinarian does not have to be on the premises as long as a valid veterinary/client/patient relationship has been established and the veterinary technician or veterinary assistant has been instructed on the applicable animal health care tasks in accordance with KRS 321. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Livestock: means cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, alpacas, llamas, buffaloes, or any other animals of the bovine, ovine, porcine, caprine, equine, or camelid species. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Practice of veterinary medicine: means :
    (a) To diagnose, treat, correct, change, relieve, or prevent: animal disease, deformity, defect, injury, or other physical or mental conditions, including the prescription or administration of any drug, medicine, biologic, apparatus, application, anesthetic, or other therapeutic or diagnostic substance or technique, and the use of any manual or mechanical procedure for testing for pregnancy, or for correcting sterility or infertility, or to render advice or recommendation with regard to any of the above. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Student: means :
    (a) A person enrolled in any veterinary school or college approved by the American Veterinary Medical Association while pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veterinarian: means a practitioner of veterinary medicine who is duly licensed in
    the Commonwealth of Kentucky. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Veterinary assistant: means a lay person employed by a licensed veterinarian in accordance with KRS 321. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Veterinary wellness committee: means a committee appointed by the board that shall be composed of individuals who have expertise in the areas of alcohol abuse, chemical dependence, drug abuse, or physical or mental condition designated by the board to perform activities related to the veterinary wellness program. See Kentucky Statutes 321.181
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010