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Code of Virginia
Title 3.2. Agriculture, Animal Care, and Food
Chapter 60. Livestock and Poultry
12/1/2021

§ 3.2-6001. Protection of livestock and poultry.

The Commissioner, the Board, the State Veterinarian, and all other veterinarians within the Commonwealth shall use their best efforts to protect livestock and poultry from contagious and infectious disease. It shall also be the duty of the Commissioner, the Board, and the State Veterinarian to cooperate with the livestock and poultry disease control officials of other states and with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in establishing interstate quarantine lines and regulations so as to best protect the livestock and poultry of the Commonwealth against all contagious and infectious diseases.

Code 1950, § 3-566; 1966, c. 702, § 3.1-724; 2008, c. 860.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.