CHAPTER 448

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 547

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 33, TITLE 24, OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO VETERINARY MEDICINE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Three-fifths of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend §3304 (d) Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "a" before the word "professional" and substituting in lieu thereof the words "the State".

Section 2. Amend §3307 (a) (3), Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the last sentence of said Subsection and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"The application form shall provide space for a signed I.D. picture as well as two professional references."

Section 3. Amend §3308, Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by adding a new Subsection (c) as follows:

"(c) The Board shall administer the latest Clinical Competency Test. In the event the applicant has already taken the Clinical Competency Test and the score is accepted by the Board, then no further written examination shall be necessary."

Section 4. Amend §3311 (b) Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the third sentence in its entirety and substituting the following sentence:

"The Board shall charge a late fee which shall be 50% of the renewal fee."

Section 5. Amend §3311 (b), Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the last part of the final sentence as follows:

provided, however, that the former licensee shall also pay a reinstatement fee in an amount which is three times the amount of the reciprocity fee" and by inserting in lieu thereof a period "."

Section 6. Amend §3311 (c), Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the second sentence in its entirety and by inserting in lieu thereof the following sentence:

"The renewal fee of such person shall be 50% of the active renewal fee."

Section 7. Amend §3311 (c), Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the period "." at the end of the last sentence and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"and providing the Board with verification of professional activities since registrant became inactive."

Section 8. Amend §3311 (d), Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "twice" at the end of the second sentence and by substituting in lieu thereof the word "once."

Section 9. Amend §3311 (e), Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the words "sixty days, and that not more than one permit shall be issued to a person during each calendar year" and by substituting "one year".

Section 10. Amend §3304 (b), Chapter 33, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the first sentence and substituting the following:

"Each member shall serve for a term of three years, and may succeed himself for two additional terms; provided, however, that where a member was initially appointed to fill a vacancy, such member may succeed himself for only two additional full terms."

Approved July 20, 1984.