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Health Requirements Governing the Control of Equine Infectious Anemia in Virginia [2 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
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Chapter Information
Description A regulation that establishes testing requirements for horses assembled together at shows, rides, sales, etc., to prevent the introduction and spread of equine infectious anemia in Virginia’s equine populations.
State Authority Sections 3.2.6001 through 3.2-6004 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 control of the incidence of equine infectious anemia in horses in Virginia by requiring that horses assembled at shows, fairs, race meets, auction sales, etc. be accompanied by a negative test for equine infectious anemia.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Charles Broaddus, DVM  / Program Manager, Veterinary Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Charles.Broaddus@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-4560    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeals the alternate testing requirements for horses assembled for sale or auction in Virginia Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/2/2011.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
amend NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 6/26/2006 after the comment period had ended.