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1. If a licensed veterinarian of another state is not under discipline or investigation, the board may issue a temporary license to such veterinarian exclusively to permit the veterinarian to provide veterinary medical services for a specific animal owner in Missouri. The license is limited to the animals of the specific owner identified in the application. The temporary license shall expire one hundred twenty days after it is issued. Upon request of the applicant, the board may renew the temporary license for an additional ninety days.
2. When a licensed veterinarian of another state applies for a temporary license under this section, the applicant shall designate the secretary of state as the applicant's agent for the purpose of service of process in any action or proceeding against the applicant arising out of any transaction or operation connected with, or incidental to, the practice of veterinary medicine pursuant to such temporary license.
3. Only one temporary license may be issued to any person at the same time.
4. The employer identified on the application for a temporary license issued pursuant to this section shall notify the board within ten days if the employment ceases at the place of employment designated on the temporary license.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Missouri Revised Statutes Title XXII. Occupations and Professions § 340.248. Out-of-state veterinarian, temporary licensure for specific animal owner--term, renewal--agent for service of process - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mo/title-xxii-occupations-and-professions/mo-rev-st-340-248/
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