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Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Reporting Requirements for Contagious and Infectious Diseases of Livestock and Poultry in Virginia [2 VAC 5 ‑ 30]
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Chapter Information
Description A regulation that establishes criteria for reporting infectious and contagious diseases of livestock and poultry to the State Veterinarian.
State Authority Sections 3.2-6001 and 3.2-6002 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 determination of what diseases of livestock and poultry are present in the Commonwealth (and their specific whereabouts), as a means of limiting their spread and (where appropriate) of eradicating them.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Charles Broaddus, DVM  / Program Manager, Veterinary Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-4560    FAX: (804)371-2380    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to animal disease reporting requirements Fast-Track Comment period is underway and will end on 11/4/2015.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Adds new language to permit the filing of documents electronically Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/12/2008.