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Rules and Regulations Governing the Prevention, Control and Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis in Virginia [2 VAC 5 ‑ 40]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A regulation that establishes the testing requirements for cattle for tuberculosis to prevent the introduction of tuberculosis in cattle in Virginia and provide for the eradication of tuberculosis in cattle should it be detected.
State Authority Sections 3.2-6002 and 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 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 intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The prevention of the introduction of cattle tuberculosis into Virginia.

3. The eradication of cattle tuberculosis, should it be detected in Virginia.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Carolynn Bissett  / Program Manager, 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
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Past Actions
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Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
7/15/2014 Retain As Is
11/18/2008 Retain As Is
2/12/2001 Retain As Is