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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

2VAC5-61-50. Inspection of marketing facilities.

All marketing facilities shall be under the jurisdiction of the State Veterinarian and available for his inspection. The State Veterinarian shall assign a designee to each marketing facility for the following purposes:

1. To be present before, during, or after the operation of the marketing facility as necessary for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this chapter.

2. To ensure that livestock bear official identification and that proper record is made of each transaction as required by this chapter.

3. To ensure that livestock are handled in accordance with the Virginia Comprehensive Animal Care laws (§ 3.2-6500 et seq. of Title 3.2 of the Code of Virginia).

4. To ensure proper disposition of all sick or diseased livestock offered for sale in accordance with this chapter or other orders of the State Veterinarian.

5. To make a thorough inspection of the marketing facility to determine if the premises are maintained in a clean, sanitary, and orderly manner.

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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