Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations for Enforcement of the Noxious Weeds Law [2 VAC 5 ‑ 317]
Amend noxious weed list
Action 5747 / Stage 9551
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 8/21/2023  2:50 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 2/22/2022   (modified 3/6/2023)    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 3/6/2023   (modified 8/9/2023)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/12/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 4/20/2023   (modified 4/21/2023)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 4/21/2023    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/16/2023   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 2/22/2022
Review Completed: 8/12/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 3/6/2023
Review Completed: 4/20/2023
Secretary Review Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Review Completed: 4/21/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 8/16/2023
Governor Review Completed: 8/16/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/18/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/9/2023    Volume: 40  Issue: 4
Public Hearings

12/07/2023 10:00 AM

Comment Period Ended 12/8/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: David Gianino  / Program Manager, Office of Plant Industry Services
Address: P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-3515    FAX: (804)371-7793    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5747:
Amend noxious weed list
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9292) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/15/2021.
Proposed   (9551) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/08/2023.
Final   (10303) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/04/2024.
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