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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations for the Application of Fertilizer to Nonagricultural Lands [2 VAC 5 ‑ 405]
Amendment to penalties
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 413 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly amended the Virginia Fertilizer Law, in part, by increasing from $250 to $1,000 the civil penalty that the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services (Board) may impose upon any fertilizer contractor-applicator or licensee who fails to comply with provisions of 2 VAC 5-405. Through this action, the Board will conduct a review of the regulation to (i) determine the appropriate increase to the current maximum penalty and (ii) assess the need for additional penalties that will ensure compliance with 2 VAC 5-405.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9036 NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: David Gianino  / Program Manager, Office of Plant Industry Services
Address: P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-3515    FAX: (804)371-7793    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.