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March 10, 2017
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet on March 23 in Richmond
Contact: Dawn Eischen, 804.786.1904

The Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services will meet on Thursday, March 23 in Richmond. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Patrick Henry Building, East Reading Room, located at 1111 East Broad Street.

Tentative agenda:

    • Approval of the minutes of the Dec. 8, 2016 meeting
    • Board member reports
    • Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) report by Commissioner Sandy Adams
    • 2017 session of the General Assembly legislative report by VDACS Deputy Commissioner Charles Green and budget report by VDACS Budget Director Kendra Shifflett
    • Proposed stage – 2 VACS 5-115 (Regulations for Determining Whether a Private Animal Shelter Meets the Purpose of Finding Permanent Adoptive Homes for Animals)
    • Final stage – 2 VAC 5-670 (Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pesticide Law)
    • Final stage – 2 VAC 5-680 (Regulations Governing Licensing of Pesticide Businesses Operating Under Authority of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act)
    • Report of expansion of 2 VAC 5-330 (Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law – Virginia Gypsy Moth Quarantine)
    • Notice of intended regulatory action – 2 VAC 5-20 (Standards for Classification of Real Estate as Devoted to Agricultural Use and to Horticultural Use Under the Virginia Land Use Assessment Law)
    • Presentation regarding guidelines for approval of public weighmaster licenses by VDACS Office of Weights and Measures Program Manager Joel Maddux
    • New business
    • Future meetings
    • Public comment period
    • Adjournment

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