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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]
Amendments to simplify and clarify animal importation requirements
Action 5013 / Stage 8232
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 3/12/2018  2:51 pm  
pdf Agency Statement 3/12/2018   (modified 7/18/2018)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/8/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 7/19/2018   (modified 7/20/2018)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 7/30/2018    

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: 3/12/2018
Review Completed: 6/8/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 6/11/2018
Review Completed: 7/20/2018
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Review Completed: 8/3/2018
Governor's Review Governor's office review in progress.  [Day 109]
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period

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Effective Date Not yet determined
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 5013:
Amendments to simplify and clarify animal importation requirements
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Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (8232) Governor's office review in progress.
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