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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 61. Regulations Governing Livestock Dealers and Marketing Facilities for the Purpose of Controlling and Eradicating Infectious and Contagious Diseases of Livestock
6/22/2024

2VAC5-61-20. Registration.

2VAC5-61-20. Registration.

A. Each dealer in the Commonwealth shall be registered with the State Veterinarian by application to the State Veterinarian on forms that he provides. Each dealer shall renew his registration by no later than January 8 of each even-numbered year thereafter. Anyone operating as a dealer who fails to register is guilty of a violation of this chapter.

B. The State Veterinarian may, after due notice and opportunity for a hearing, deny, suspend, or cancel the registration of a dealer when the State Veterinarian has determined that the dealer has:

1. Violated state or federal laws or regulations governing the interstate or intrastate movement, shipment, or transportation of livestock;

2. Made false or misleading statements in the application for registration;

3. Removed or altered the official identification of livestock;

4. Failed to carry out the requirements of this chapter; or

5. Made false or misleading entries in the records that are required by this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§§ 3.2-6001, 3.2-6002, and 3.2-6004 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 4, eff. November 19, 2015.

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