Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Fertilizer Law [2 VAC 5 ‑ 400]
Action 589
General Information
Action Summary review the regulation for effectiveness and continued need, including the following: Amending the sections of the regulation relating to the (1) definitions, (2) plant nutrients, (3) labels, (4) investigational allowances and penalties, (5) minimum plant food allowed, and (6) sampling and analysis procedures to further clarify language and include changes needed to make it compatible with the 1994 changes to the Virginia Fertilizer Act. The agency invites comment on whether there should be an adviser.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 4/10/2000
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
832 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/11/2000.
1248 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/08/2002.
1803 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/01/2002.
Contact Information
Name / Title: David Gianino  / Program Manager, Office of Plant Industry Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-3515    FAX: (804)371-7793    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.