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Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law - Cotton Boll Weevil Quarantine [2 VAC 5 ‑ 440]
 
Review 1023
 
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 3/31/2011
Review Announcement
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010), the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, on behalf of the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services, will review 2 VAC 5-440, Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law - Cotton Boll Weevil Quarantine, to determine whether the regulation should be terminated, amended or retained in its current form. The regulation will be reviewed to determine whether (i) the regulation protects public health, safety and welfare with the least possible intrusion in the lives of citizens, (ii) alternatives in lieu of regulation may achieve the goals of the regulation, (iii) the regulation is based on the best reasonably available scientific, economic and other information, (iv) the regulation is designed to achieve its intended objective in the most efficient, cost-effective manner, (v) the regulation is clearly written and easily understandable by the individuals and entities affected, and (vi) the regulation has been developed in accordance with laws relating to the impact of regulations on small businesses. Comments should be addressed to the person identified as the contact person for the regulation.
Public Comment Period
Begin Date: 4/25/2011      End Date: 5/16/2011

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #3670: Amend the regulation to more accurately reflect current practices and procedures
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line