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Health Requirements Governing the Control of Equine Infectious Anemia in Virginia [2 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A regulation that establishes testing requirements for horses assembled together at shows, rides, sales, etc., to prevent the introduction and spread of equine infectious anemia in Virginia’s equine populations.
State Authority Sections 3.2.6001 through 3.2-6004 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. The protection of the public’s health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The control of the incidence of equine infectious anemia in horses in Virginia by requiring that horses assembled at shows, fairs, race meets, auction sales, etc. be accompanied by a negative test for equine infectious anemia.
Meetings See all meetings (4) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Carolynn Bissett  / Program Manager, Office of Veterinary Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: carolynn.bissett@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-4560    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeals the alternate testing requirements for horses assembled for sale or auction in Virginia Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/02/2011.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
amend NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 06/26/2006 after the comment period had ended.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
1/4/2021 Completed Retain As Is
4/27/2016 Completed Retain As Is
12/6/2000 Completed Retain As Is