Vol. 25 Iss. 11 - February 02, 2009

Chapter 440
Final Regulation

Title of Regulation: 2VAC5-440. Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law - Cotton Boll Weevil Quarantine (amending 2VAC5-440-20, 2VAC5-440-110).

Statutory Authority: § 3.2-703 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date: March 4, 2009.

Agency Contact: Frank M. Fulgham, Program Manager, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 786-3515, FAX (804) 371-7793, TTY (800) 828-1120, or email


The amendments update citations to reflect the recodification of Title 3.1 to Title 3.2 of the Code of Virginia, which became effective October 1, 2008.

2VAC5-440-20. Notice of quarantine.

Under the authority of §§ 3.1-188.20 through 3.1-188.31:2 Chapter 7 (§ 3.2-700 et seq.) of Title 3.2 of the Code of Virginia, a quarantine of the Commonwealth of Virginia and all cotton producing states and countries infested with the boll weevil is hereby established to control, eradicate, and prevent the spread or reintroduction of the cotton boll weevil, "Anthonomus grandis grandis" Boheman.

2VAC5-440-110. Determination of reasonableness of costs for services, products, or articles.

The commissioner, pursuant to § 3.1-188.30 3.2-711 of the Code of Virginia, may determine costs for services, products, or articles that shall be paid by the persons affected when those services, products, or articles are beyond the reasonable scope of the law.

VA.R. Doc. No. R09-1712; Filed January 13, 2009, 11:26 a.m.