WEST VIRGINIA BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
APPLICATION FOR WAIVER OF INITIAL LICENSING FEES
Pursuant to W. Va. Code § 30-1-23, the WV Board of Veterinary Medicine shall waive initial licensing fees for the low income and military families applicants obtaining a license in West Virginia for the practice of veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, or animal euthanasia technology for the first time.
“Low-income individual” means an individual in the local labor market, whose household adjusted gross income is below 130 percent of the federal poverty line. This term also includes any person enrolled in a state or federal public assistance program including, but not limited to, the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program, Medicaid, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
“Military families” means any person who serves as an active member of the armed forces of the United States, the National Guard, or a reserve component as described in 38 U. S. C. §101, honorably discharged veterans of those forces, and their spouses. This term also includes surviving spouses of deceased service members who have not remarried.
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