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Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Tree and Crop Pests Law - Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine [2 VAC 5 ‑ 336]
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Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A regulation that regulates the movement of items capable of transporting the spotted lanternfly, in any stage of life, from infested areas to non-infested areas.
State Authority Section 3.2-703 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To help prevent the artificial spread of the spotted lanternfly.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: David Gianino  / Program Manager, Office of Plant Industry Services
Address: P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: David.Gianino@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-3515    FAX: (804)371-7793    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Expand quarantine to Clarke and Warren Counties
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/30/2021.
Establish quarantine to reduce the spread of spotted lanternfly
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/02/2019.