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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]
Repeal of 2 VAC 5-318
Action 6242 / Stage 10006
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 6/11/2024  9:38 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 5/17/2023    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 5/17/2023    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/4/2024    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 5/16/2024   (modified 5/20/2024)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 5/23/2024    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 5/28/2024   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 5/17/2023
Review Completed: 4/4/2024
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/12/2024
Review Completed: 5/20/2024
Secretary Review Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Review Completed: 5/23/2024
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 5/28/2024
Governor Review Completed: 5/28/2024
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 5/29/2024
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 7/1/2024    Volume: 40  Issue: 23
Comment Period red dot In Progress!
Ends 7/31/2024
Currently 0 comments
Effective Date 8/15/2024
Contact Information
Name / Title: David Gianino  / Program Manager, Office of Plant Industry Services
Address: P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-3515    FAX: (804)371-7793    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 6242:
Repeal of 2 VAC 5-318
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (10006) Comment period is underway and will end on 07/31/2024.
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