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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

2VAC5-61-40. Records.

2VAC5-61-40. Records.

A. Each dealer and marketing facility shall keep records of the following information, which shall be recorded in a timely fashion upon the completion of each transaction:

1. Record of the official identification numbers of all livestock handled or otherwise under the scope of business other than feeder cattle that are not of a dairy type.

2. The name and physical address of the person, firm, or agent from whom each animal was purchased and the date of such purchase.

3. The name and physical address of the person, firm, or agent to whom each animal was sold and the date of such sale.

B. Records required by this section shall be kept for at least five years. Every dealer or marketing facility, during all reasonable hours, shall permit the State Veterinarian to have access to and be able to copy any records made and retained as required by this section.

C. The State Veterinarian may allow for the records required by this section to be submitted to him in an electronic format he prescribes. Such records, properly submitted electronically to the State Veterinarian, are exempt from the requirement that they be retained for at least five years.

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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