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Petition Information
Petition Title Exemption for gypsy moth trappers working under the auspices of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Date Filed 4/5/2011    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Jerryanne Bier 
Petitioner's Request

The petitioner is requesting that the Pesticide Control Board exempt gypsy moth trappers working under the auspices of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services from having to hold or obtain pesticide applicator or registered technician certification.

 
Agency's Plan

The Pesticide Control Board will consider this request at its next quarterly meeting following the public comment period.

 
Comment Period Ended 5/16/2011
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Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 7/29/2011
Agency Decision Summary
The Pesticide Control Board determined at its July 21, 2011 meeting that the placement of a pesticide product inside gypsy moth traps by gypsy moth surveyors working under the auspices of VDACS can be accomplished with minimal risk to the public health and safety.  At its meeting on October 20, 2011, the Board will hold a public hearing regarding the exempt regulatory action to amend 2 VAC 20-51, Regulations Governing Pesticide Applicator Certification Under Authority of Virginia Pesticide Control Act, to include the requested exemption.
Associated regulatory action Exempts certain gypsy moth surveyors and cotton boll weevil surveyors from pesticide applicator cert
Latest Stage: Final

Contact Information
Name / Title: Liza Fleeson 
Address: Oliver Hill Building
102 Governor Street
Richmond, 23219
Email Address: Liza.Fleeson@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)371-6559    FAX: (804)786-9149    TDD: (800)552-9963