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.
News & Updates
Public Policy – South Dakota Legislative Research Council
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.
Public Policy – American Veterinary Medical Association
SDVMA is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. AVMA provides information and guidance on policy issues concerning veterinary medicine.
9th Annual SDVMA – SDSU Stethoscope Ceremony for Pre-Veterinary Students
Friday, May 1st 2020 @ 3 PM Program Welcome Dr. Russ Daly, SDSU Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences Remarks Dr. Dennis Hedge, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. John Killefer, Dean, College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences Dr. Jane Hennings, Head, Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences Dept. Dr. Ethan Andress, President, South Dakota Veterinary
Q3 2019 Newsletter
Check out this September, 2019 edition of the SDVMA newsletter. You’ll learn about new leadership roles taken, Veterinarian of the Year, and more!
SDVMA Bill List – Week of 3/11/16
This is the final Weekly Bill List for the 2016 Session. Governor Daugaard signed House Bill 1080 to provide the necessary funding for the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory renovation and modernization.
SDVMA Bill List – Week of 3/4/16
House Bill 1080 passed the Senate unanimously this week and now heads to the Governor’s desk for his signature.
SDVMA Bill List – Week of 2/25/16
House Bill 1080, support for the planning and design of updates to the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Lab, was approved by the House of Representatives this week.
SDVMA Bill List – Week of 2/18/16
This week, Legislative focus was squarely on the debate about teacher pay and sales tax increases.
SDVMA Bill List – Week of 2/11/16
The highlight of this week was SDVMA’s priority legislation, House Bill 1080, unanimously passing the Joint Appropriations Committee.