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[REPEALED] Rules and Regulations Governing the Qualifications for Humane Investigators [2 VAC 5 ‑ 100]
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Chapter Information
Description A regulation that establishes the requirements taking and completing the course work for qualifying as a humane investigator.
State Authority Section 3.1-796.106 of the Code of Virginia ()1950 , as amended
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 (i) the licensing and operation of the enclosures, (ii) the fees for the application and license, (iii) the species of goats, sheep, and hogs that may be held, (iv) the minimum contiguous acreage necessary, (v) the humane care and humane killing of animals being held, (vi) the methods and procedures for disposal of animals, (vii) the reporting of the death of every animal being held in the shooting enclosure not killed by the clientele, (viii) the reasonable utilization of all animals killed by the clientele, and (ix) the basic veterinary care of the animals held in the enclosure.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Richard D. Saunders  / Deputy Director
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: doug.saunders@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)692-0601    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repealing 2 VAC 5-100, Rules and Regulations Governing the Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/13/2009.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
CH 0100 Repealing the Regulations Governing the Qualifications for Humane Investigators Fast-Track Comment period complete, but objections were filed.
Adds new language to permit the filing of documents electronically Fast-Track Stage withdrawn before DPB completed its review.