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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations for the Inspection of Pet Shops Selling Dogs or Cats [2 VAC 5 ‑ 105]
Promulgate regulation required by Chapter 1284 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Action 5677 / Stage 10150
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 3/26/2024  9:23 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/4/2023    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 10/4/2023    
pdf Attorney General Certification 12/27/2023    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 2/27/2024   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 10/4/2023
Review Completed: 12/27/2023
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/27/2023
Review Completed: 1/17/2024
Secretary Review Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Review Completed: 1/17/2024
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 2/27/2024
Governor Review Completed: 2/27/2024
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 3/6/2024
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 4/8/2024    Volume: 40  Issue: 17
Comment Period Ended 5/8/2024
Effective Date 5/9/2024
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Carolynn Bissett  / Program Manager, Office of Veterinary Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-2483    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5677:
Promulgate regulation required by Chapter 1284 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9190) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/12/2021.
Proposed   (9390) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/23/2022.
Final   (10150) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/09/2024.
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