SDVMA is represented in policy discussions at the state level by our executive director. The SDVMA Legislative Committee is responsible for monitoring legislative policy proposals and determining SDVMA’s position on the issue.
The South Dakota Legislature provides access to all the legislation considered during the legislative session (January – March) and the interim committee where policies impacting veterinary medicine are considered.
SDVMA is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. AVMA provides information and guidance on policy issues concerning veterinary medicine.