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2016 Statute


47-856. Same; application; qualifications. (a) Any person desiring to practice veterinary medicine while employed by a school of veterinary medicine in this state, and who is not a licensed veterinarian, shall make written application to the board for an institutional license on forms provided for that purpose, or in a format otherwise acceptable to the board. The board shall issue an institutional license to practice veterinary medicine to an applicant who:

(1) Has obtained the degree of doctor of veterinary medicine or its equivalent;

(2) has passed the Kansas veterinary legal practice examination, which may be completed in person, by mail or by electronic means;

(3) is a person of good moral character;

(4) has paid the license application fee;

(5) provides proof of employment with a school of veterinary medicine within this state. This proof shall be provided by an authorized administrative official of the school of veterinary medicine;

(6) certifies that such person understands and agrees that the institutional license is valid only for the practice of veterinary medicine associated with such person's employment as a faculty member, intern, resident or locum of the school of veterinary medicine where employed; and

(7) provides other information and proof as the board may establish by rules and regulations.

(b) A school of veterinary medicine located within this state may, at its option, submit the applications of its employees desiring an institutional license in a compiled format acceptable to the board, with a single form of payment of the corresponding license application fees.

(c) This section shall be a part of and supplemental to the Kansas veterinary practice act.

History: L. 2015, ch. 61, § 2; July 1.