Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations for Determining Whether a Facility Meets the Purpose of Finding Permanent Adoptive Homes for Animals [2 VAC 5 ‑ 115]
Promulgate regulation required by Chapter 319 of the 2016 Acts of Assembly
Action 4622 / Stage 7917
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 10/1/2018  10:50 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/27/2017    
pdf Attorney General Certification 7/11/2017   (modified 7/28/2017)    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 8/31/2017    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 9/11/2017    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/30/2018   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/27/2017
Review Completed: 7/11/2017
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 7/31/2017
Review Completed: 9/8/2017
Secretary Review Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Review Completed: 7/20/2018
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/30/2018
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/13/2018
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/15/2018    Volume: 35  Issue: 4
Public Hearings

12/06/2018 10:00 AM

Comment Period Ended 12/14/2018
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Carolynn Bissett  / Program Mgr, Office of Veterinary Services
Address: 102 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-4560    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 4622:
Promulgate regulation required by Chapter 319 of the 2016 Acts of Assembly
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (7653) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/16/2016.
Proposed   (7917) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/14/2018.
Final   (8596) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/22/2019.
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