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December 1, 2021
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet on December 10 in Richmond
Contact: Michael Wallace

The Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services will meet at 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, in Richmond. The meeting will take place in the Patrick Henry Building, West Reading Room, 1111 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia.

Tentative agenda:
  • Call to order
  • Roll call
  • Approval of draft Board meeting minutes from July 20, 2021
  • Board member reports
  • Commissioner’s Report to Board – Brad Copenhaver, Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Notice of Intended Regulatory Action – 2 VAC 5-390, Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Seed Law – Larry Nichols, Director, Division of Consumer Protection
  • Proposed stage – 2 VAC 5-317, Regulations for Enforcement of the Noxious Weeds Law – Larry Nichols, Director, Division of Consumer Protection
  • Pesticide Control Fund update – Larry Nichols, Director, Division of Consumer Protection
  • Proposed electronic meeting policy discussion and approval – Kevin Schmidt, Director, Office of Policy, Planning, and Research
  • Educational Briefing on Agricultural Economic Espionage and Cybersecurity – Cameron Fricks, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation – Richmond Division
  • New business
  • Future board meetings
  • Public comment period
  • Adjourn

Additional meeting information is available on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall website.


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