Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law – Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine [2 VAC 5 ‑ 318]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Establish quarantine to help prevent the artificial spread of Thousand Cankers Disease
Action 3612
General Information
Action Summary The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services adopted a quarantine to restrict 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.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Section 3.2-703 of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [003053]
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
6080 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/02/2012.
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.