2022 Uncodified Acts

2022 Virginia Uncodified Acts
11/27/2022

CHAPTER 289

An Act to disseminate consumer information about noxious weeds and invasive plants.

[H 314]

Approved April 8, 2022

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services (the Commissioner) shall, by January 1, 2023, develop a brochure for use by retail establishments that sell plants in the Commonwealth that explains the value of plant species native to the Commonwealth and the harm of noxious weeds and other invasive plants, and shall include information as to how to access more information about noxious weeds and invasive plant species on the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' website. The brochure shall be available for reproduction by a retail establishment, at the retail establishment's expense. The Commissioner shall work with relevant industry stakeholders to facilitate the distribution of the information contained in the brochure.