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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 141. Health Requirements Governing the Admission of Agricultural Animals, Pet Animals, and Other Animals or Birds into Virginia
6/25/2024

2VAC5-141-50. Common carriers; trucks.

A. Owners and operators of common carriers, trucks, or other conveyances are forbidden to move any agricultural animals, pet animals, primates, or any other animals or birds of any species into Virginia except in compliance with the provisions set forth in this chapter.

B. All railway cars, trucks, and other conveyances used for transportation of livestock or poultry must be kept in a sanitary condition. The State Veterinarian may require the cleaning and disinfecting of any conveyance at any time to prevent the spread of infectious or contagious diseases.

Statutory Authority

§§ 3.2-5902 and 3.2-6002 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 8, eff. January 18, 2012; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 9, eff. February 7, 2019.

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