Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Administrative Rules for Veterinary Technician – General Rules  
Rule Set 2021-30 LR  
Thursday, September 23, 2021  
01:00 PM  
G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium  
525 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing, Michigan 48909  
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will hold a public hearing to receive public  
comments on proposed changes to the Veterinary Technician – General Rules rule set.  
The proposed revisions amend and add definitions used in the rule set, approve and adopt by reference  
the Veterinary Technician National Examination, clarify the requirements for licensure and licensure by  
endorsement, revise and organize the requirements for relicensure into an easy-to-use chart format,  
clarify continuing education requirements and approved continuing education activities, advise that a  
request for a continuing education waiver must be received before the expiration date of the license, and  
reorganize the rules for clarity and ease of use.  
By authority conferred on the department of licensing and regulatory affairs by sections 16145 and  
18813 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.16145, MCL and 333.18813, and Executive  
Reorganization Order Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003-1, and 2011-4, MCL 338.3501, MCL 445.2001, MCL  
445.2011, and MCL 445.2030. The proposed rules will take effect immediately after filing with the  
Secretary of State. The proposed rules are published on the State of Michigan web site at  
proposed rules may also be obtained by mail or electronic transmission at the following address: BPL-  
Comments on these proposed rules may be made at the hearing or by mail or electronic mail at the  
following address until 9/23/2021 at 05:00PM.  
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional Licensing – Boards and  
Committees Section, Attention: Policy Analyst  
P.O. Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909-8170  
The public hearing will be conducted in compliance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. If the  
hearing is held at a physical location, the building will be accessible with handicap parking available.  
Anyone needing assistance to take part in the hearing due to disability may call 711- to make