Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/22/2024

Chapter 30. Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Reporting Requirements for Contagious and Infectious Diseases of Livestock and Poultry in Virginia

2VAC5-30-10. (Repealed.)

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-02-01 § 1, eff. November 2, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 17, eff. June 12, 2008; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 3, eff. November 19, 2015.

2VAC5-30-20. Reporting requirements.

Any person practicing veterinary medicine, any person or firm operating a laboratory for the diagnosis of livestock or poultry diseases, and any other reporting entity designated by the State Veterinarian within the Commonwealth of Virginia shall report within 24 hours to the State Veterinarian or a veterinarian in the employ of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) the existence of an emerging disease of livestock or poultry or any other disease of livestock or poultry known to him listed in 2VAC5-30-30. Reports may be filed electronically in a manner specified by VDACS, including, but not limited to, electronic mail or by completing any forms provided online by VDACS.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-02-01 § 2, eff. November 2, 1990; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 17, eff. June 12, 2008; Volume 32, Issue 3, eff. November 19, 2015.

2VAC5-30-30. Reportable disease list.

A. The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services declares suspected or confirmed cases of the following multiple-species diseases to be reportable by the persons enumerated in 2VAC5-30-20. Conditions identified by an asterisk (*) are foreign animal diseases.

*Akabane

Anthrax

Aujeszky's disease (Pseudorabies, PRV)

Bluetongue (nonendemic)

Brucellosis (Brucella abortus)

Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis)

Brucellosis (Brucella suis)

*Camelpox

Chronic wasting disease

*Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD)

Equine encephalomyelitis (Eastern)

Equine encephalomyelitis (Venezuelan)

*Foot-and-mouth disease

*Glanders (Burkholderia mallei)

*Heartwater

*Japanese encephalitis

*Leishmaniosis

*Melioidosis (Burkholderia pseudomallei)

*New and Old World screwworms

Rabies

*Rift Valley fever

*Rinderpest

*Surra (Trypanosoma evansi)

Tuberculosis (M. bovis, M. tuberculosis)

Vesicular stomatitis

West Nile fever/virus

B. The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services declares suspected or confirmed cases of the following cattle diseases to be reportable by the persons enumerated in 2VAC5-30-20. Conditions identified by an asterisk (*) are foreign animal diseases.

*Bovine babesiosis

*Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

*Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia

*Hemorrhagic septicemia

*Lumpy skin disease

*Theileriosis (East Coast fever)

Trichomoniasis

*Trypanosomosis (tsetse transmitted)

C. The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services declares suspected or confirmed cases of the following swine diseases to be reportable by the persons enumerated in 2VAC5-30-20. Conditions identified by an asterisk (*) are foreign animal diseases.

*African swine fever

*Classical swine fever

*Nipah virus

Swine vesicular disease

Vesicular exanthema

Porcine enteric coronavirus disease

D. The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services declares suspected or confirmed cases of the following sheep and goat diseases to be reportable by the persons enumerated in 2VAC5-30-20. Conditions identified by an asterisk (*) are foreign animal diseases.

*Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia

*Nairobi sheep disease

*Peste des petites ruminants

Scabies

Scrapie

*Sheep pox and goat pox

E. The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services declares suspected or confirmed cases of the following equine diseases to be reportable by the persons enumerated in 2VAC5-30-20. Conditions identified by an asterisk (*) are foreign animal diseases.

*African horse sickness

*Contagious equine metritis

*Dourine

Equine encephalomyelitis (Western)

Equine infectious anemia (EIA)

Equine piroplasmosis

Equine herpesvirus-1 myeloencephalopathy (EHV1-EHM)

*Hendra

F. The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services declares suspected or confirmed cases of the following avian diseases to be reportable by the persons enumerated in 2VAC5-30-20. Conditions identified by an asterisk (*) are foreign animal diseases.

*Duck viral hepatitis

*Exotic (virulent) Newcastle disease as defined in Chapter 10.9, Terrestrial Animal Health Code, effective July 20, 2015

Fowl typhoid (Salmonella gallinarum)

*Highly pathogenic Avian Influenza as defined in Chapter 10.4, Terrestrial Animal Health Code, effective July 20, 2015

Low pathogenic Avian Influenza in poultry as defined in Chapter 10.4, Terrestrial Animal Health Code, effective July 20, 2015

Pullorum disease (Salmonella pullorum)

Turkey rhinotracheitis

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 3, eff. November 19, 2015.

Forms (2VAC5-30-9999)

Terrestrial Animal Health Code, 24th edition, effective July 20, 2015, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), http://www.oie.int/en/

Website addresses provided in the Virginia Administrative Code to documents incorporated by reference are for the reader's convenience only, may not necessarily be active or current, and should not be relied upon. To ensure the information incorporated by reference is accurate, the reader is encouraged to use the source document described in the regulation.

As a service to the public, the Virginia Administrative Code is provided online by the Virginia General Assembly. We are unable to answer legal questions or respond to requests for legal advice, including application of law to specific fact. To understand and protect your legal rights, you should consult an attorney.