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Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law – Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine [2 VAC 5 ‑ 318]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation establishes a quarantine that restricts the movement within Virginia of certain articles capable of transporting Thousand Cankers Disease. Thousand Cankers Disease is a disease complex that attacks walnut trees and has become established in the Commonwealth. The purpose of the quarantine is to help prevent the artificial spread of Thousand Cankers Disease to uninfested areas of the Commonwealth.
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 To help prevent the artificial spread of Thousand Cankers Disease
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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
Expands Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/30/2012.
Expands Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/24/2012.
Establish quarantine to help prevent the artificial spread of Thousand Cankers Disease Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/2/2012.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Establish quarantine to help prevent the artificial spread of Thousand Cankers Disease Final Stage withdrawn before submission to the Registrar.