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Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Seed Potato Standards [2 VAC 5 ‑ 300]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation establishes standards by which seed Irish potatoes are determined to be disease free and acceptable for use in the state's commercial production areas.
State Authority Section 3.2-1804 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
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 provision for disease free “approved seed” Irish potatoes, accomplished by providing a standard against which potatoes are evaluated by a representative of the agency before being bought by a grower for commercial potato production.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Dennis P. Clary  / Program Manager
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Dennis.Clary@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-1933    FAX: (804)371-7785    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amends the Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Seed Potato Law to reflect recent changes to the Code of Virginia Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/24/2013.
Changing Title 3.1 references to Title 3.2 as a result of the recodification of Title 3.1 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/4/2009.