.................... moves to amend H. F. No. 1633 as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
"Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 156.001, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:
1.5 Subd. 3a. Animal chiropractic. "Animal chiropractic" means a system of treating
1.6diseases by manipulation of the vertebral column.
Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 156.001, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.9 Subd. 3c. Artificial insemination. "Artificial insemination" means the implanting
1.10of live spermatozoa into a female animal.
Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 156.001, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.13 Subd. 6b. Farriery. "Farriery" means techniques used by a farrier or blacksmith
1.14including trimming hooves and making, fitting, and remodeling horseshoes.
Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 156.001, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.17 Subd. 8a. Massage. "Massage" means systematic therapeutic stroking or kneading
1.18of the body or a specific body part of an animal to improve circulation and muscle
1.19function, release scar tissue, or produce relaxation.
Sec. 5. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 156.001, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.22 Subd. 10a. Teeth floating. "Teeth floating" for horses and other equine animals
1.24 (1) removal of enamel points from teeth with hand-held, nonmotorized,
1.25non-air-powered files or rasps;
2.1 (2) reestablishing normal molar table angles and freeing up lateral excursion and
2.2other normal movements of the mandible;
2.3 (3) shaping the lingual aspect of the lower arcades and the buccal aspect of the upper
2.4arcades to a rounded smooth surface; and
2.5 (4) removing points from the buccal aspect of the upper arcade and the lingual
2.6aspect of the lower arcade.
Sec. 6. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 156.12, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
Subdivision 1. Practice. (a)
The practice of veterinary medicine, as used in this
chapter, shall mean the diagnosis, treatment, correction, relief, or prevention of animal
disease, deformity, defect, injury, or other physical or mental conditions; the performance
of obstetrical procedures for animals, including determination of pregnancy and correction
of sterility or infertility; and the rendering of advice or recommendations with regard to
any of the above. The practice of veterinary medicine shall include but not be limited to
the prescription or administration of any drug, medicine, biologic, apparatus, application,
anesthetic, or other therapeutic or diagnostic substance or technique.
The practice of veterinary medicine
shall not be construed to include the
dehorning of cattle and goats
the castration of cattle, swine, goats, and sheep,
docking of sheep, artificial insemination, teeth floating, farriery, animal chiropractic,
2.19massage, or other treatments of similar or less risk or requiring similar or less formal
2.20veterinary education employed to maintain domestic animals in good health
Sec. 7. REPEALER.
2.22Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 156.075, is repealed.
Amend the title accordingly