Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Board
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
 
chapter
Virginia Grade Standards for Breeder Swine [2 VAC 5 ‑ 270]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation establishes official standards by which the overall quality of swine for breeding stock may be evaluated.
State Authority Section 3.2-4302 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. The protection of the public’s health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The establishment of standards that may be used to rank swine according to their potential as breeding stock.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Tracy Fitzsimmons  / Program Manager, Livestock Marketing Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Tracy.Fitzsimmons@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (540)209-9143    FAX: (540)432-1357    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal of 2 VAC 5-270 Fast-Track Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (07/01/2024).

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
10/30/2015 Agency Completed Retain As Is
6/28/2011 Agency Completed Retain As Is
2/15/2000 Agency Completed Retain As Is