- Examiners, state boards rethinking traditional use of practical exams, scored exams, and live patients
- Default discipline of licensee who sent rebuttal letter prior to filing of disciplinary charges is valid
- Law does not waive sovereign immunity for constitutional claims unless they involve challenge of a state statute
- U.S. court restores emergency health law authorizing discipline of physicians performing abortions
- Architects, CPAs, engineers, surveyors push back against licensing deregulation campaigns
The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME) has shrunk in number by a third, after a round of resignations. The departures, which include the president, vice president and secretary of the board, follow a report issued by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission in which it is claimed the board struggles administratively, cannot ensure fair treatment of licensees, and has statutes and policies which don’t comply with common licensing standards.
Full story by Katie James via DVM360