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Rules and Regulations Establishing a Monitoring Program for Avian Influenza and Other Poultry Diseases [2 VAC 5 ‑ 190]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A regulation establishing testing and inventory requirements of poultry flocks to prevent, control and eradicate avian influenza and other poultry disease in Virginia.
State Authority Sections 3.2-6001 and 3.2-6002 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
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 intrusivenss to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The provision of a disease-surveillance system by: (1) the submission and analysis of specimens of poultry for the detection of avian influenza and other infectious and contagious diseases, and (ii) the inventorying of all poultry flocks by their owner when requested by the State Veterinarian.
Meetings See all meetings (1) 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:
Telephone: (804)786-4560    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Changing Title 3.1 references to Title 3.2 as a result of the recodification of Title 3.1
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/04/2009.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
7/14/2015 Retain As Is
11/18/2008 Retain As Is
4/10/2000 Retain As Is