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Pursuant to Chapter 803 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services assumed the responsibilites of the Pesticide Control Board. click here
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67 Active Chapters and 23 Repealed and 1 Under Development 
VAC Citation Chapter Title Last Activity Date
2 VAC 5‑11   Public Participation Guidelines Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑20   Standards for Classification of Real Estate as Devoted to Agricultural Use and to Horticultural Use Under the Virginia Land Use Assessment Law Final Stage Published 9/14/2020
2 VAC 5‑30   Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Reporting Requirements for Contagious and Infectious Diseases of Livestock and Poultry in Virginia Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑40   Rules and Regulations Governing the Prevention, Control and Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis in Virginia Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑61   Regulations Governing Livestock Dealers and Marketing Facilities for the Purpose of Controlling and Eradicating Infectious and Contagious Diseases of Livestock Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑70   Health Requirements Governing the Control of Equine Infectious Anemia in Virginia Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑80   Requirements Governing the Branding of Cattle in Virginia Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑90   Control and Eradication of Pullorum Disease and Fowl Typhoid in Poultry Flocks and Hatcheries and Products Thereof in Virginia Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑105  
Regulatory change must be adopted before this chapter becomes effective.
Regulations for the Inspection of Pet Shops Selling Dogs or Cats
Proposed Stage Published 10/24/2022
2 VAC 5‑111   Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Public and Private Animal Shelters Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑115   Regulations for Determining Whether a Facility Meets the Purpose of Finding Permanent Adoptive Homes for Animals Final Stage Published 7/22/2019
2 VAC 5‑130   Rules and Regulations Governing Laboratory Fees for Services Rendered or Performed Periodic Review Completed 7/29/2022
2 VAC 5‑141   Health Requirements Governing the Admission of Agricultural Animals, Companion Animals, and Other Animals or Birds Into Virginia Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑150   Rules and Regulations Governing the Transportation of Companion Animals Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑170   Rules and Regulations for the Registration of Poultry Dealers Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑190   Rules and Regulations Establishing a Monitoring Program for Avian Influenza and Other Poultry Diseases Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑195  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Prevention and Control of Avian Influenza in the Live-Bird Marketing System
Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑205   Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Shooting Enclosures Periodic Review Completed 7/29/2022
2 VAC 5‑206   Regulation for Scrapie Eradication Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑210  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Meat and Poultry Inspection Under the Virginia Meat and Poultry Products Inspection Act
Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑220   Virginia Horse Breeder Incentive Program Periodic Review Completed 7/29/2022
2 VAC 5‑230   Rules and Regulations Applicable to Controlled Atmosphere (CA) Apples Periodic Review Completed 7/29/2022
2 VAC 5‑240   Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Grain Handlers Law Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑250   Rules and Regulations Relating to Grain Dealers Licensing and Bonding Law Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑270   Virginia Grade Standards for Breeder Swine Periodic Review Completed 10/30/2015
2 VAC 5‑280   Virginia Grade Standards for Slaughter and Feeder Lambs Periodic Review Completed 4/27/2016
2 VAC 5‑290   Breeder Sheep Grade Standards Periodic Review Completed 4/27/2016
2 VAC 5‑300   Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Seed Potato Standards Periodic Review Completed 7/29/2022
2 VAC 5‑310   Rules and Regulations-Official Standards for Enforcement of the Virginia Apples: Grading, Packing, and Marking Law Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑315  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Virginia Imported Fire Ant Quarantine for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law
Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑317   Regulations for Enforcement of the Noxious Weeds Law NOIRA Stage Published 8/16/2021
2 VAC 5‑318  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law – Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine
Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑319  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Best Management Practices for the Operation of Apiaries in Order to Limit Operator Liability
Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑320   Regulations for the Enforcement of the Endangered Plant and Insect Species Act Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑321   Regulation of the Harvest and Purchase of Wild Ginseng Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑330  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law-Virginia Gypsy Moth Quarantine
Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑336  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Tree and Crop Pests Law - Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine
Final Stage Published 4/26/2021
2 VAC 5‑350   Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Commission Merchant Law Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑360   Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Commercial Feed Law Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑370   Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Animal Remedies Law Periodic Review Completed 11/23/2016
2 VAC 5‑380   Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Dealers in Agricultural Products Law Periodic Review Completed 7/29/2022
2 VAC 5‑390   Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Seed Law NOIRA Stage Published 12/5/2022
2 VAC 5‑400   Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Fertilizer Law Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑405   Regulations for the Application of Fertilizer to Nonagricultural Lands Final Stage Published 10/24/2022
2 VAC 5‑410   Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Agricultural Liming Materials Law Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑425   Vapor Pressure Requirements for Gasoline Ethanol Blends Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑440   Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law - Cotton Boll Weevil Quarantine Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑450   Rules and Regulations Relating to the Virginia Plants and Plant Products Inspection Law Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑480   Regulation Governing the Oxygenation of Gasoline Periodic Review Completed 1/5/2021
2 VAC 5‑490   Regulations Governing Grade "A" Milk Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑501   Regulations Governing the Cooling, Storing, Sampling and Transporting of Milk Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑510   Rules and Regulations Governing the Production, Processing, and Sale of Ice Cream, Frozen Desserts, and Similar Products Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑520   Rules and Regulations Governing Testing of Milk for Milkfat, Protein, and Lactose Content By Automated Instrument Methods Periodic Review Completed 7/29/2022
2 VAC 5‑531   Regulations Governing Milk For Manufacturing Purposes Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑550   Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Tolerances and Prohibitions Applicable to Sausage Periodic Review Completed 1/5/2021
2 VAC 5‑560   Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Labeling and Sale of Infant Formula Fast-Track Stage Published 1/17/2022
2 VAC 5‑570   Rules and Regulations Defining Standards for Grades/Sizes of Shell Eggs Periodic Review Completed 1/4/2021
2 VAC 5‑585   Retail Food Establishment Regulations Fast-Track Stage Published 5/10/2021
2 VAC 5‑590   Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Tolerances and Prohibitions Applicable to Ground Beef Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑595  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Regulations Governing the Manufacturing and Sale of Products that Contain Industrial Hemp Extracts Intended for Human Consumption
Final Stage Published 8/15/2022
2 VAC 5‑600  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Regulations Pertaining to Food for Human Consumption
Periodic Review Filed 7/25/2022
2 VAC 5‑610   Rules Governing the Solicitation of Contributions Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑620  
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Regulations Pertaining to the Establishment of the Dangerous Dog Registry
Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑670   Regulations Governing Pesticide Product Registration, Handling, Storage, and Disposal under Authority of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑675   Regulations Governing the Pesticide Fees Charged By the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Fast-Track Stage Published 1/31/2022
2 VAC 5‑680   Regulations Governing Licensing of Pesticide Businesses Operating Under Authority of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act Periodic Review Completed 9/15/2020
2 VAC 5‑685   Regulations Governing Pesticide Applicator Certification Under Authority of Virginia Pesticide Control Act Fast-Track Stage Published 1/31/2022
2 VAC 5‑690   Regulations for Pesticide Containers and Containment Under Authority of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act Periodic Review Completed 7/29/2022