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March 10, 2016
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet on March 24 in Richmond
Contact: Sarah Pennington, 804.786.1904


The Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services will meet on Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Richmond. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in Senate Room 3 of the Virginia State Capitol.

Tentative Agenda:

  • Call to order and approval of the minutes of the December 2015 meeting
  • Board Member reports
  • VDACS Commissioner’s report
  • Legislative and budget reports on the 2016 Session of the General Assembly
  • Final Stage – Promulgation of 2 VAC 5-111 (Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Public and Private Animal Shelters) and repeal of 2 VAC 5-110 (Rules and Regulations Pertaining to a Pound or Enclosure to be Maintained By Each County or City)
  • Proposed Fast-Track Action to Repeal – 2 VAC 5-160 (Rules and Regulations Governing the Transportation of Horses)
  • Proposed Stage – 2 VAC 5-670 (Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pesticide Law)
  • Proposed Stage – 2 VAC 5-680 (Regulations Governing Licensing of Pesticide Businesses Operating Under Authority of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act)
  • Final Stage – 2 VAC 5-685 (Regulations Governing Pesticide Applicator Certification Under Authority of Virginia Pesticide Control Act)
  • Proposed Emergency Regulation and Notice of Intended Regulatory Action – 2 VAC 5-425 (Regulation for the Enforcement of the Virginia Motor Fuels and Lubricating Oils Law – Vapor Pressure Requirements for Gasoline Ethanol Blends)
  • Pollinator Protection Plan update
  • New business
  • Future meetings
  • Public comment period
  • Adjournment

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