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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Meeting:
Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services

 
Meeting Details
Date / Time 12/12/2019  9:00 am
Location Oliver Hill Building
102 Governor Street
Boardroom 220
Richmond, VA 23219 
Board Website www.vdacs.virginia.gov 
Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 12/3/2019   (117k)
Minutes document pdf Meeting minutes 12/30/2019   (254k)       DRAFT
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? No
Purpose of the meeting
The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services (Board) will meet to discuss issues related to Virginia agriculture and consumer services. Staff will request the Board’s approval of the following regulatory actions: (i) final action to amend 2 VAC 5-317, Regulations for the Enforcement of the Noxious Weeds Law, (ii) final action to amend 2 VAC 5-320, Regulations for the Enforcement of the Endangered Plant and Insect Species Act, (iii) exempt final action to amend 2 VAC 5-600, Regulations Pertaining to Food for Human Consumption, (iv) exempt final action to amend 2 VAC 5-490, Regulations Governing Grade "A" Milk, and (v) proposed fast track action to amend 2 VAC 5-501, Regulations Governing the Cooling, Storing, Sampling and Transporting of Milk. Staff will request the Board approve revisions to the Virginia Livestock and Poultry Law and Related Regulations Civil Penalty Matrix and Office of Animal Care and Emergency Response Civil Penalty Matrix and authorize the release of certain records required to be held in confidence pursuant to Va. Code § 3.2-103(4). Staff will also notify the Board of the expansion of the regulated area pursuant to 2 VAC 5-315, Virginia Imported Fire Ant Quarantine for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law. The Board will also receive an update on the Pesticide Control Fund. The Board will entertain public comment at the conclusion of all other business for a period not to exceed 30 minutes.
Meeting Scope
 
Public hearing to discuss a proposed change to regulation
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Discuss particular regulations / chapters
 
General business of the board
This meeting will involve discussion of the following chapters
2 VAC 5-315 Virginia Imported Fire Ant Quarantine for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law
2 VAC 5-317 Regulations for Enforcement of the Noxious Weeds Law
2 VAC 5-320 Regulations for the Enforcement of the Endangered Plant and Insect Species Act
2 VAC 5-490 Regulations Governing Grade "A" Milk
2 VAC 5-501 Regulations Governing the Cooling, Storing, Sampling and Transporting of Milk
2 VAC 5-600 Regulations Pertaining to Food for Human Consumption

Contact Information
Name / Title: Kevin Schmidt  / Board Secretary
Address: Oliver Hill Building
102 Governor Street, Suite 219
Richmond, 23219
Email Address: kevin.schmidt@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-1346    FAX: (804)371-7679    TDD: ()-