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Rules and Regulations Governing the Transportation of Horses [REPEALED] [2 VAC 5 ‑ 160]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A regulation establishing safe, secure and humane transportation requirements for groups of more than 6 horses going to slaughter.
State Authority Section 3.2-6501 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 ensuring of the safe, secure and humane transportation of horses going to slaughter in groups of more than six.
Meetings See all meetings (2) 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)786-2483    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal of Rules and Regulations Governing the Transportation of Horses Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/25/2016.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
1/18/2016 Completed Repeal
4/5/2011 Completed Retain As Is
12/6/2000 Completed Retain As Is