At its July 12 meeting, the Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board voted to propose rule amendments that will allow it to conduct criminal background checks for license applicants and expand Certified Veterinary Technician licensure opportunities. The proposed amendments will be filed with the Secretary of State by Aug. 10. The text of the proposed amendments will be posted on this website, along with dates for public hearing and comment. The Board will vote on whether to adopt the proposed rule amendments at its next meeting, which has been scheduled for Oct. 18, 2014. Please continue to check this site for updates.