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Rules and Regulations Governing the Transportation of Companion Animals [2 VAC 5 ‑ 150]
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Chapter Information
Description A regulation establishing the space and temperature requirements for conveyances used by animal control officials, humane societies, animal dealers and exhibitors for transporting companion animals.
State Authority Section 3.2-6501 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 ensuring of the safe, secure and humane transportation of companion animals and birds by local animal control officers, humane societies, animal dealers and exhibitors.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Dan Kovich, DVM  / Program Manager, Animal Care and Health Policy
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: dan.kovich@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-2483    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amends 2 VAC5-150 based on recommendations by the Attorney General's Government and Regulatory Reform Task Force Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/12/2008.