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Virginia Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law [2 VAC 5 ‑ 335]
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Chapter Information
Description A regulation that regulates the movement of items capable of transporting the emerald ash borer, in any stage of life, from infested areas to non-infested areas.
State Authority Section 3.2-703 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
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 retarding of the spread of emerald ash borer within Virginia.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Andres Alvarez  / Director, Division of Consumer Protection
Address: P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Andres.Alvarez@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)225-3821    FAX: (804)371-7479    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeals the Virginia Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/28/2012.
Expands the Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine to the entire Commonwealth of Virginia Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/26/2012.
Expansion of Emerald Ash Borer Regulated Area Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/22/2012.
Expansion of Emerald Ash Borer Regulated Area Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/8/2010.
Regulations Governing Emerald Ash Borer Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/15/2008.