2000 Uncodified Acts

2000 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to declare the Purple Loosestrife a noxious weed.

[S 162]

Approved April 4, 2000

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the plant taxon Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria and Lythrum virgatum and all of their hybrids and cultivars) is hereby declared a noxious weed. The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall perform those duties and powers provided for under the provisions of §§ 3.1-296.12 and 3.1-296.16 through 3.1-296.21 of the Noxious Weed Law (§ 3.1-296.11 et. seq.) to regulate Purple Loosestrife as a noxious weed.