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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Health Requirements Governing the Admission of Agricultural Animals, Companion Animals, and Other Animals or Birds Into Virginia [2 VAC 5 ‑ 141]
Fast-track action to simplify, clarify, and increase compliance with ...
Action 4172 / Stage 6939
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 9/23/2015  10:05 am  
pdf Agency Statement (modified 4/29/2014)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/30/2014    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 6/6/2014   (modified 6/11/2014)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA (modified 6/11/2014)    
red ball Governor's Approval Memo 9/4/2015   

Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/29/2014
Review Completed: 4/30/2014
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 4/30/2014
Review Completed: 6/9/2014
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Review Completed: 7/16/2014
Governor's Review Review Completed: 9/4/2015
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/8/2015
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/5/2015    Volume: 32  Issue: 3
Comment Period Ended 11/4/2015
Effective Date 11/19/2015
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Carolynn Bissett  / Program Manager, Office of Veterinary Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-4560    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.

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Action 4172:
Fast-track action to simplify, clarify, and increase compliance with importation requirements
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (6939) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/19/2015.
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