The practice of veterinary medicine in the State of Illinois is declared to affect the public health, safety and welfare and to be subject to State regulation and control in the public interest. It is further declared to be a matter of public interest and concern that the veterinary profession merit and receive the confidence of the public and that only qualified and licensed persons be permitted to practice veterinary medicine.
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Rules & Regulations Licensee applications and forms, rules from the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 1994 (225 ILCS 115/), Illinois Register, Administrative Rules, etc.
Statutes Illinois Statutes Related to the Health and Welfare of Animals and the Public and Veterinary Medicine
How to dispose of potentially infectious medical waste.
ISVMA Bill Tracker
Powerful legislative software that makes it easy for you to communicate with your legislators, review legislation important to veterinarians, obtain copies of key state laws and rules and regulations, and download issue white papers.
Legislators & Legislation
Contact your legislators or listen to the Illinois General Assembly Live!
ISVMA Legislative Relationship Form
Complete this form if you have a relationship with an elected official in Illinois State Government or the Illinois Congressional Delegation.
Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
(the government agency that regulates veterinarians)
Illinois General Assembly Online
The Illinois General Assembly Online. Information on finding your legislator, current bill introductions, the Illinois Revised Code and Illinois Administrative Code and bill text.
Illinois Veterinary Licensing and Disciplinary Board
state regulatory agency which oversees the veterinary profession, including license renewals.
Illinois Industrial Commission
Employer Safety Services
Drug Enforcement Administration
US Department of Justice
The Web site makes available a database containing all OTC and prescription drugs and is searchable by compound, trade name, or species.
Food Safety Research Information
The site provides detailed information on food safety research projects, spending, and accomplishments by federal agencies, along with links to other important food safety research information. This Web site was created by the Food Safety Research Information Office at the USDA’s National Agricultural Library, with information from related government food safety agencies.
Thomas-Legislative Information on the Internet
In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, a service of the Library of Congress.
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services
Links to APHIS animal acitivites as well as other pages dealing with this subject.
Find disease, import/export, trade support, biologics, monitoring and surveillance, and veterinary services information.