Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations Governing the Operation of Livestock Markets [2 VAC 5 ‑ 60]    (Repealed)
Review 1181
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 10/5/2012
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is conducting a periodic review of 2VAC 5-60, Rules and Regulations Governing the Operation of Livestock Markets.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) ( and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins November 5, 2012, and ends on November 26, 2012.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Charles Broaddus, DVM, Program Manager, P. O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA, 23218, (804)786-4560 (phone), (804) 371-2380 (fax), (email).

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 11/5/2012
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 11/26/2012

Comments Received: 1

Review Result
Amend the regulation
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #3964: Animal Disease Eradication & Traceability - Promulgate new chp 61; Repeal chps. 60 & 120
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line