The state veterinary medical licensing board may issue a license to practice veterinary medicine without the examination required pursuant to section 4741.11 of the Revised Code to an applicant from another state, territory, country, or the District of Columbia who furnishes satisfactory proof to the board that the applicant meets all of the following criteria:
(A) The applicant is a graduate of a veterinary college accredited by the American veterinary medical association or holds a certificate issued, on or after May 1, 1987, by the education commission for foreign veterinary graduates of the American veterinary medical association or by the program for the assessment of veterinary education equivalence of the American association of veterinary state boards.
(B) The applicant holds a license, which is not under suspension, revocation, or other disciplinary action, issued by an agency similar to this board of another state, territory, country, or the District of Columbia, having requirements equivalent to those of this state, provided the laws of such state, territory, country, or district accord equal rights to the holder of a license to practice in this state who removes to such state, territory, country, or district.
(C) The applicant is of good moral character, as determined by the board.
(D) The applicant is not under investigation for an act which would constitute a violation of this chapter that would require the revocation of or refusal to renew a license.
(E) The applicant has a thorough knowledge of the laws and rules governing the practice of veterinary medicine in this state, as determined by the board.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.
Effective Date: 03-02-1992; 10-12-200.