Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law - Cotton Boll Weevil Quarantine [2 VAC 5 ‑ 440]
Cotton Boll Weevil
Action 746
General Information
Action Summary review the regulation for effectiveness and continued need, including but not limited to the following: effectiveness and clarity of language relating to penalties, exemptions, and reporting and filing deadlines. VDACS also recommends the current regulation be amended to allow liens to be placed on the cotton crops of those producers who do not pay their fees in lieu of destruction of crops. The agency invites comment on whether there should be an adviser.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1057 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/28/2001.
1510 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/01/2003.
2515 Final Stage withdrawn on 10/22/2003 before DPB completed its review.
2585 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/25/2004.
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.