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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations for the Inspection of Pet Shops Selling Dogs or Cats [Under Development] [2 VAC 5 ‑ 105]
Promulgate regulation required by Chapter 1284 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Action 5677 / Stage 9390
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 9/2/2021  1:15 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 9/2/2021    
pdf Attorney General Certification 11/23/2021    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 1/5/2022   (modified 1/6/2022)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 1/7/2022    

Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 9/2/2021
Review Completed: 11/23/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 11/23/2021
Review Completed: 1/6/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Review Completed: 4/25/2022
Governor's Review Governor's office review in progress.  [Day 70]
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period

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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)786-2483    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5677:
Promulgate regulation required by Chapter 1284 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9190) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/12/2021.
Proposed   (9390) Governor's office review in progress.
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