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32-2214 - Examination of applicants; confidentiality
32-2214. Examination of applicants; confidentiality
A. All applicants for a veterinary license, not including a veterinary faculty member license, shall take an examination that consists of the following:
1. A state examination approved by the board.
2. The North American veterinary licensing examination.
B. The state examination shall be both:
1. Held in January and June of each year unless otherwise provided by the board.
2. Conducted so that the members of the board do not know the name of the applicant until the judging or grading is officially completed.
C. A grade of at least seventy-five percent is required to successfully pass the North American veterinary licensing examination. A grade of at least seventy-five percent is required to successfully pass the state examination. The scores of the North American veterinary licensing examination and the state examination shall not be averaged. National board scores that are received from either the national examination committee or the North American veterinary licensing examination committee from another state may be accepted for part of an applicant's passing score.
D. An applicant's score that was received within the preceding five years and that is on record at the national examination service or the North American veterinary licensing examination committee shall be verified through either the national examination service or the North American veterinary licensing examination committee, unless the applicant is applying for a license by endorsement or a specialty license under section 32-2215, subsection C or D, in which case the applicant's score shall be transcribed and received by the board.
E. All examination materials, records of examination grading and performance and transcripts of educational institutions concerning applicants or licensees are confidential and not public records.