|Petition Title||Exemption for cotton boll weevil trappers working under the auspices of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services|
|Date Filed||4/14/2011 [Transmittal Sheet]|
The petitioner is requesting that the Pesticide Control Board exempt cotton boll weevil 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.
The Pesticide Control Board will consider this request at its next quarterly meeting following the public comment period.
|Comment Period||Ended 5/30/2011 4 comments|
|Agency Decision||Initiate a regulatory change [Transmittal Sheet]|
|Agency Decision Summary||
The Pesticide Control Board determined at its July 21, 2011 meeting that the placement of a pesticide product inside cotton boll weevil traps by cotton boll weevil 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|
|Name / Title:||Liza Fleeson / Program Manager, Office of Pesticide Services|
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