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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 670. Regulations Governing Pesticide Product Registration, Handling, Storage, and Disposal under Authority of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act

2VAC5-670-140. Declaration of pests.

In addition to those pests defined in Article 1 of the law, the commissioner hereby declares as pests the following forms of plant and animal life and viruses:

1. Mammals, including but not limited to dogs, cats, moles, bats, wild carnivores, armadillos, and deer;

2. Birds, including but not limited to starlings, English sparrows, crows, and blackbirds;

3. Fishes, including but not limited to the jawless fishes such as the sea lamprey, the cartilaginous fishes such as the sharks, and the bony fishes such as the carp;

4. Amphibians and reptiles, including but not limited to poisonous snakes;

5. Aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates, including but not limited to slugs, snails, and crayfish;

6. Roots and other plant parts growing where not wanted; and

7. Viruses, other than those on or in humans or animals.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-3906 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 2VAC20-20-140, derived from VR115-04-03 § 14, eff. May 28, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 7, Issue 5, eff. January 2, 1991; Volume 7, Issue 24, eff. September 25, 1991; renumbered as 2VAC5-670-140, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 1, eff. October 10, 2012; Volume 33, Issue 24, eff. August 24, 2017.

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