The state veterinary medical licensing board, annually on or before the first day of March, shall submit a report to the governor and the general assembly describing the operations of the veterinarian loan repayment program during the previous calendar year. The report shall include information on all of the following:
(A) The number of requests received by the board that a particular area be designated as a veterinary resource shortage area;
(B) The areas that have been designated as veterinary resource shortage areas and the priorities that have been assigned to them;
(C) The number of applicants for participation in the veterinarian loan repayment program;
(D) The number of veterinarians assigned to veterinary resource shortage areas and the payments made on behalf of those veterinarians under the veterinarian loan repayment program;
(E) The veterinary resource shortage areas that have not been matched with all of the veterinarians that they need;
(F) The number of veterinarians failing to complete their service obligations, the amount of damages owed, and the amount of damages collected.
Effective Date: 10-12-2006