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  340.226.  Licensed veterinary employees, prohibited when — exceptions — application of section. — 1.  A licensed veterinarian may practice veterinary medicine as an employee of a corporation, partnership or other business organization only so long as the articles of incorporation, partnership agreement or business organization documents clearly state that the licensed veterinarian is not subject to the direction of anyone not licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Missouri in making veterinary medical decisions or judgments.

  2.  The provisions of subsection 1 of this section do not apply to:

  (1)  A veterinarian treating his or her employer's animals;

  (2)  A veterinarian employed by an agency of the federal or state government or any political subdivision thereof; or

  (3)  A veterinarian employed by a licensed research facility.

  3.  The provisions of subsection 1 of this section do not apply to any partnership, employee or owner if such partnership, employment or ownership is in existence and has been in existence for a period of six months prior to August 28, 1992.  Such partnership, employee or owner shall be recognized by the board and continue existing operations if such partnership, employee or owner complies with all other provisions of sections 340.200 to 340.330.

  4.  The provisions of subsection 1 shall apply when any partnership of record on August 28, 1992, changes because of death, dissolution, removal, admittance of new partners or by any other means or when employment or ownership is changed in any manner.


(L. 1992 H.B. 878 § 14, A.L. 1999 S.B. 424)

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