2 Va. Admin. Code § 5-670-140 - Declaration of pests

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

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.


2 Va. Admin. Code § 5-670-140
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; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 24, eff. 8/24/2017.

Statutory Authority: § 3.2-3906 of the Code of Virginia.

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